Prism Binoculars

Description
This is a steel instrument with black plastic fittings and black leather on the barrels. The left eye plate is marked “CARL / ZEISS/ 8 x 30.” The objective lenses are 30 mm diameter. The eyepieces are separately adjustable as is the inter-ocular distance. The barrel on the right has been bisected to show the internal structure.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1963
maker
Zeiss
place made
Deutschland: Thüringen, Jena
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 6 in x 3 3/4 in; 4.445 cm x 15.24 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
PH.323152
catalog number
323152
accession number
250105
Credit Line
Carl Zeiss, Inc.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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