Rodenstock Field Glasses

Rodenstock Field Glasses

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
field glasses
binoculars set
maker
G. Rodenstock
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 5 in x 3 in; 17.78 cm x 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
ZZ.RSN80503W01
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Optics
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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