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'President' Binocular Spectacles & case
OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
binocular spectacles
Asia: Japan
1960s
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.


2005.533

Gift of Mr Elliott Franks, 2005



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