Prism Binoculars

Prism Binoculars

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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
Object Name
binoculars
date made
ca 1963
maker
Zeiss
place made
Germany: Thuringia, 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
overall: 2 in x 6 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 16.8275 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
PH.323152
catalog number
323152
accession number
250105
Credit Line
Carl Zeiss, Inc.
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National Museum of American History
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