Two "Doppelfernrohre 74" 5x32, Galilean telescopes Mod. C91, Goerz, Berlin, Imperial German Army, circa 1880
A Viennese Collection of Binoculars | A92f | Live auction | 324 Lots
Description1) The only marking being "C.P.GOERZ BERLIN" on the eye cups. The original finish, leather cover and paint, very well preserved. Production in 1880.
2) SN 16147. The upper rigid bridge marked "Dienst Glas", the quick draw device "BERLIN", the lower hing plate "U.F./16147/K", laterally unit markings "31.R.10.17.". The original finish, leather cover and paint, with signs of wear.
Common to both telescopes: smooth centre focus operation, brass body, contoured eye cups. Length 96 to 143 mm. Weight 460 g, transparency 1-2, rarity 5.
Condition: I - II Questions about the lot?