Boxed Optex telescope

Catalogue Number: 3242
Boxed Optex telescope
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Telescopes, binoculars, opera glasses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1975
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Japan
Description Of Item: Hand held telescope with grey metal barrel and black and chrome finish. Zoom magnification from 10x to 25x. 30mm objective lens. Labelled 'OPTEX/ ACHROMATIC COATED' with a capital letter 'T' in a circle and 'JAPAN'. Housed in cardboard box with slip-on brown cardboard cover with small paper label on its end: 'T Z 3 Japan'. price pencilled on box base '$15'.
How Acquired: Donated by Estate of William Cooper via Peter lewis
Date Acquired: Mar 2016
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 4

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