Lot 6003

Monocular 15x26, J. G. Hofmann, Paris, circa 1860

A Viennese Collection of Binoculars | A92f | Live auction | 324 Lots

Hammer price € 840

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SN 176. The upper cover marked with SN, the lower cover "J.G. HOFMANN PARIS". Lateral focussing lever stuck (resinified oil). The brass case covered in braided leather, rubbed, with a blemish about 2x2 cm. Weight 260 g, Transparency 2-3, rarity 7.
With original case of green leather with silk lining (worn), with signs of wear and some cracks on the upper rim. Carrying loop torn. Inside the lid a table to estimate distances, the explanations in German and French.
One of the very first monoculars with Porro prisms.

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The auction starts on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 5 pm (CET). Lot no. 6001 - 6324. The pre-sale view will take place from 9 - 14 May 2022 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).