Galilean field glasses by L Petit, Paris

Catalogue Number: 3305
Galilean field glasses by L Petit, Paris
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Telescopes, binoculars, opera glasses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1890
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Paris, France
Publisher/Manufacturer: L Petit
Description Of Item: Galilean field glasses, brass body with black enamel paint finish, leather bound barrels and sling loops. Hinged to adapt for pupillary distance, calibrated '57..63..69' to indicate PD. Bridge impressed '4 1/2 X'. Each eyepiece impressed 'L. PETIT FABT/ PARIS'. Central focussing wheel, extending ray shades. 123 x 120 x 58mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton
Date Acquired: May 2017
Condition: Poor, leather covers split, paintwork worn
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 15

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