Antique Sewill Binoculars – Maker to the Admiralty, Field Glasses

Antique Sewill Binoculars - Maker to the Admiralty, Field Glasses

Click here to see similar items on eBay, and to buy.

Antique Sewill Binoculars / Field Glasses
Field or maritime binoculars, with Sewill, Maker to the Admiralty,Liverpool, Glasgow & London printed on the inner rim of the eyeglasses.  
In a working but aged condition. Fairly heavy and made with brass / metal / leather hide.  The brass is dull (unpolished) and has tarnishingand residue, other metal parts have scratches and surface wear as shown.  Some of the stitched leatherhide is lifting / parting and is also a little dulled and discoloured (whitish).
There are end shades which slide down and up by hand (these have surface wear to the hide asshown) and the adjustment / focus wheel is slightly stiff to turn.  Good optical vision considering age.  Probably from Victorian / late 19th century +
Size:Closed:  Length 12cms, Width 13cmsExtended: Length 14.5cms  (17cms with shades) Diameters:Top Eye Glasses (inc rims) 4.5cms each End Glasses 6cms each
There is no case

Delivery to mainland UK onlyAny questions, please ask

Click here to buy, and to see similar items on eBay



Category: Cameras and Photography:Telescopes and Binoculars:Binoculars and Monoculars
Location: Littlehampton