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Brass Tourist Galilean Binoculars by SA c.1880

$70

ABOUT

This is an original pair of tourist Galilean binoculars by SA. They are marked on the eyepiece with "Tourist" and "SA". The objective lenses are 40mm in diameter and their optics are good. The frame is a black coated metal and unmarked. The barrels are covered with black leather. The black metal focus wheel works well. The binoculars have no leather strap, but there is a carrying case in good condition with appropriate patina for its age. 

  • CREATOR SA.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1880
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES  Leather, Metal, Optical Glass.
  • CONDITION Good. With appropriate patina for age.
  • DIMENSIONS H 4.5 in. x W 4.5 in.  x D 2 in.

HISTORY

SA made both military and civilian binoculars and opera glasses.

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