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Binoculars

Binoculars

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Description
The objective lenses of the large instrument are 50 mm diameter. The barrels are covered with black leather. The eye end of the left prism housing is marked “7 x 50” and the right one is marked “BINOCULAR, M17 / STOCK 7578344.” The center post is marked “No. 54204.” There is a brown leather case. These were probably made for the U.S. Military, for use during World War II.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
binoculars set
prism binoculars
Measurements
overall, case: 8 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 21.59 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
ZZ.RSN79862W44
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Optics
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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