Collapsible Military Binoculars by Aichison

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Collapsible Military Binoculars by Aichison


Date/Circa: 1890Origin: U.K. Catalog No: A0917

A very rare and unusual expanding/collapsible glass patented by Aichison, England’s award winning optic producer.  The company Aichison had its beginnings in the mid-1700’s, but finally was absorbed into the Boots chain in the recent past.

Developed for ‘Gentlemen Officers’ in the time of the Boer War, they continued use as opera glasses.  Of the highest quality, in aluminum, small, and lightweight.  In good antique and collectable condition.



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