Periscope

Periscope

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Description
This instrument was made for use during World War I. The inscription reads “TRENCH PERISCOPE N° 10 X 75 MODEL 1918 MF’D BY WOLLENSAK OPT. CO. ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A. N° 10763 R.G.C.” The Wollensak Optical Co. began in business, as such, in 1902.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Periscope
date made
1918
maker
Wollensak Optical Company
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
Measurements
overall in case: 20 1/2 in x 5 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 52.07 cm x 14.2875 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
PH.333685
catalog number
333685
accession number
304554
Credit Line
J. Paul Breden
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National Museum of American History
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