Early 20th c. Aluminum Expandable French Field Binoculars with Compass c.1940
An original pair of aluminum and leather wrapped French field binoculars with compass. "Jumelle Etat Major" (Twin General Staff) is inscribed on each barrel. The objective lenses are clear and their optics are good. The metal focus wheel works well. Compass works. The piece is in good condition with appropriate patina for its age.
- DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1940.
- MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Aluminum, Leather, Optical glass.
- CONDITION Good. With appropriate patina for age.
DIMENSIONS H 7.5 in. x W 4.5 in. x D 2 in.