19th c. French Brass Binoculars with Compass c.1880
An original pair of all brass French binoculars with a small compass on the end. The objective lenses are 1 in. diameter and their optics are good. The barrels are painted black and have the manufacturer's name on each. The black metal focus wheel works well. Small attached ring for a strap.
- CREATOR Unknown.
- DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1880
- MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Brass, metal, optical glass.
- CONDITION Good. With appropriate patina for age. The compass spins but unaware if working or not.
DIMENSIONS H 3.5 in. x W 3.5 in. x D 1 in.