Rodenstock Field Glasses

Description:

This a black metal instrument with black leather covering the barrels. The eye end of the left prism housing is marked “RODENSTOCK / 10E7(?)” and the right has text in Arabic, with star and crescent symbol. There is a center focus, and fine adjustment at the eyepieces.

The Rodenstock optical firm began in Würzburg in 1877, and later established offices and factories in Regen and in Munich. It is still in business, and run by descendants of the founders.

Maker: G. Rodenstock

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Optics

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: ZZ.RSN80503W01

Object Name: field glassesbinoculars set

Measurements: overall: 7 in x 5 in x 3 in; 17.78 cm x 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-bfbe-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1435941

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