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Large copper - "Captain's binoculars" - (approx. 75 cm) with focus ring and original matching heavy copper, collapsible tripod base.

Lot reference 12605357
Large copper - "Captain's binoculars" - (approx. 75 cm) with focus ring and original matching heavy copper, collapsible tripod base.

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Copper, optical glass. Maritime edition. In very good condition. (Ca. 4.4 kg) Is also practical in use, collector’s item and/or even a decorative piece.

Large (long) Captain's spyglass, probably also in use by the highest ranks (Admiral), such as they were used as personal property by sailors at the early 20th century. Ca. 1890-1920.
The special thing about this spyglass is the way that the subject is brought closer and the adjustable stability.
a.) At the side of the dioptre is the rotating focus ring (indication on photo 4/7) with which you can slide the lens forward or backward to be able to better study the subject. In the development phase of this type, it so happens that other possibilities had not been invented or applied yet. Photo 2 and 8 show shadow play because of direct sunlight.
b.) The collapsible copper footrest which can significantly increase and decrease the stability through ingenious techniques.
Dimensions: total collapsed approx. 70 cm. Extended: approx. 76 cm. weight approx. 4.4 kg. Year of construction is not exactly known. Material: heavy copper (brass?) and optical lenses. Front lens can be covered with another heavy copper cap, without screw thread.
At that time, as there were very few telescopes with 2 lenses, this would have been used as a CAPTAIN’S or ADMIRAL’S spyglass.
Was built for life and works as it should. In original very good condition. Has not been polished or whatsoever. A special item.

Shipping nationally or internationally via a certified transport company within the EU. For airmail, this will be done by PostNL, KLM airmail, and/or another service. Ships immediately upon receipt of payment and shipping address. Confirmation email and additional information will be sent out on the day of shipment.

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    Op grond van de omschrijving en de opgegeven afmetingen had ik een aanzienlijk grotere radio verwacht.
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    Afmetingen en beschrijving zijn waarheids getrouw gemaakt. Zowel U, de veilingmeester als ik hebben geen erg i/d type fout gehad. 725 had 27,5 cm moeten zijn. Het gewicht van 1,4 kg duidt ook niet op een groot toestel. En het is nog afgebeeld naast een A 4 'tje ook.
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