Military sighting telescope.

Made:
1916 in Ealing
maker:
W Ottway and Company Limited
supplier:
Vickers Limited

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Brass military sighting telescope (machine gun?), made by W. Ottway & Co. Ltd, Ealing, London and supplied by Vickers Limited, England, 1916.

Details

Category:
Optics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1997-1959
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and paper (fibre product)
type:
telescope - sighting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • component - object
  • sight - firearm component
credit:
Wellcome Trust