19th c. French Brass and Leather Binoculars c.1880
A pair of solid brass binoculars wrapped in leather with original case. Stamped "Made in France". The objective lenses are 20 mm in diameter and their optics are good. The barrels are covered with brown leather. The focus wheel works well with good binocular viewing. The carrying case has a brass opening latch. The strap is broken on one side.
- DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1880s.
- MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Leather, Brass, Optical Glass.
- CONDITION Good. With appropriate patina for age.
DIMENSIONS H 2.25 in. W 3.5 in. D 1.25 in., Case: H 2.75 in. W 4.25 D 1.75 in.