19th c. Leather Wrapped Sportier Paris Day Night Binoculars c.1880s
This is an original pair of leather wrapped military binoculars by Sportier Paris and original leather case. This large pair of binoculars has "Sportier Paris" and "Day Night" stamped on each side. "Army & Navy" is stamped on the barrels. Good working order with clear binocular viewing. This piece has retained its original finish. The binoculars may or may not have had leather wrapped around the body.
- CREATOR Sportier Paris.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1880s
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Metal, Enamel, Optical Glass.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structurally damage. Case is missing the leather straps and the lid rim is cracked.
- DIMENSIONS H 8 in. W 5.25 in. D 2.5 in.