OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
metal; plastic; (case) leather
overall: 133 mm
Binocular spectacles/opera glass. Black metal front and lens mounts. Bowed arched bridge. Swivelling pads. Elongated centre joints with double pinning. Black plastic sides with drop ends. Cylindrical-shaped lens units (2.5X magnification coated lenses) with independent focusing. Brown leather rigid case with press stud fastener, carrying strap and red cloth lining.
Gift of Mr Elliott Franks, 2005