~BAUSCH AND LOMB GILT BRASS AND LEATHER OPERA/FIELD GLASSES-ANNIVERSARY EDITION~
100 GBP ($140 USD) + postage
A fine pair of Art Deco opera/field glasses in gilt brass and leather-50th anniversary edition c.1928
10 x 3 cm. (pouch 10 x 4 cm.)
Bausch and Lomb
Country of manufacture
A fine pair of Art Deco opera/field glasses-special 50th anniversary edition-dated 1928 with a patent date of 1916. Signed Bausch & Lomb Opt. Co. Rochester, NY. USA with a patent date of Sept 12. 1916 and anniversary date spanning 50 years (1878-1928). All this information on the knurled bakelite adjustment wheel on the underside. Perfect optics (as one would expect) with large 3 cm. object lenses and 1.5 cm. eyepiece (ocular) lenses with ribbed/ringed bakelite eye covers. Gilding is 98% with only minor wear. The binoculars measure 10 x 3 cm. (4 cm. fully extended) with leather body cover and powerful 5 X magnification. Perfect for the field or theatre and housed in their original leather stitched pouch with snap closure and belt loop. A very special anniversary pair.
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Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).
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