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'Brist Olite' binoculars
OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
binoculars
M. W. Dunscombe Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Gloucestershire, Bristol
Early 20th c.
brass; metal; bakelite; glass; leather
overall: 45 mm x 110 mm x 70 mm

Prism binoculars. Specification 8x30. Black laquered brass and metal, with mock leather-covered metal barrels, adjustable for pupillary distance, focused by a central knurled knob wheel protruding to the front of the bridge. Bakelite (?) eyecups. Right eye with adjustable focus. Lanyard loops with a dark leather neck strap attached. Also a paper address label attached to the right barrel.


2017.659

Gift of Mrs Nina Reid, 2017



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