Lot 6082

Two "Doppelfernrohre 74" 5x32, Galilean telescopes Mod. C91 by Goerz, Berlin: Imperial German Army, circa 1880/86

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

Description

1) SN 1375. The upper rigid bridge marked "Dienst Glas", the quick-draw device "U.F.1375 K 6.86", the lower end of the hinge acceptance mark, crown above "A". "U.F." stands for "NCO-Binoculars", "6.86" probably the year of make. Centre focus wheel smooth, with a crack. The extendable tubes painted black. Leather cover of lens shades gone.
2) SN 2408. The upper rigid bridge marked "1.R.Rkp Nr. 2048", below Crown above "HT". Centre focus wheel smooth. The original finish, leather cover and paint, very well preserved. Production in 1880.
Common to both telescopes: brass body. Contoured eye cups. Length 96 to 143 mm. Weight 450 g, transparency 1-, rarity 5.

Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

General Information

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).