Pair of collapsible lightweight folding field glass binoculars

Made:
1910-1927 in London
maker:
Aitchison and Co.
Pair of ?Galilean? type, collapsible lightweight folding field glass binoculars, patent ,1018 (6 power & 38mm objective

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Pair of ‘Galilean’ type, collapsible lightweight folding field glass binoculars, patent ,1018 (6 power & 38mm objective lenses), aluminium body and parts, by Aitchison & Co, London, England, 1910-1927 (see note).

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1979-845
Materials:
aluminium alloy and glass
Measurements:
overall (closed): 55 mm x 130 mm x 35 mm,
overall (open): 55 mm x 110 mm x 113 mm, Wt. 0.157kg
type:
field glasses
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • binoculars
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Frank, Arthur