Pair of folding opera glass binoculars with integral case

Made:
1890-1920 in Paris
maker:
Le Maire

Pair of ‘Galilean’ type folding opera glass binoculars with integral leather covered case (3-4 power & 31mm objective lenses), nickel plated and painted brass parts, fabricated by Le Maire, Paris, France 1890-1920.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1979-840
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, nickel plated, steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 22 mm x 120 mm x 85 mm,
overall (open): 68 mm x 120 mm x 155 mm, Wt. 0.231kg
type:
opera glasses
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • binoculars
credit:
Frank, Arthur

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