Expandable Leather Wrapped Binoculars by EC Laire Paris c.1880
This is an original pair of French binoculars with expandable metal lens for enhanced viewing. The binoculars are marked on each eyepiece "EC Laire Paris". The black metal focus wheel works well and the optics are in good working order. Original leather strap in good condition. Broken and tied together on one end. The leather carrying case is in distressed condition. The lid is attached but the top of the lid is loose.
- CREATOR EC Laire Paris.
- DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1880s.
- MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Leather, Metal, Optical Glass.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
DIMENSIONS H 4.5-5 in. x W 4.5 in. x D 2 in.