Antique Dollond of London Binocular Opera Glasses 1910
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Sold Date: 06/12/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay UK
Antique Pair of Leather Bound Binocular Opera Glasses & Case by Dollond of London circa 1910
The opera glasses measure approximately 3 7/8 inches or 100 mm across the width of the body by 1 1/2 inches or 38 mm across the diameter of each side and they are 2 1/4 inches or 58 mm in length when they are fully retracted by 3 inches or 76 mm in length when they are fully extended.The binocular opera glasses are made from a brass body that has a black leather and black painted body and the opera glasses are complete with their original leather case, each eye piece has been impressed Dollond, London and I estimate that this pair of binocular opera glasses were made circa 1900 - 1920. The condition is used and Excellent for their age. The Binocular Opera Glasses have No Large Dents, No Splits, No Cracks, No Holes and No Repairs that I can find, the mechanism is working perfectly, the lenses are clear and could still be used today, the case is in a rough used condition, the Dollond of London makers marks are still clearly legible although as these are used antique opera glasses there is one small shallow dent in the side of one of the front lens frame along with some minor surface wear to the exposed edges from use, they have the patina of age that is to be expected and a gentle clean would not go amiss. Personally I think that the opera glasses could still be used today and that they would make a superb addition to any collection, I also think that they look fantastic considering that they are around 100 or so years old. This Antique Pair of Leather Bound Binocular Opera Glasses & Case by Dollond of London circa 1910 are some of several antique pieces that I have also listed. ( Please take a moment to look at my other items ) I am selling them with a Very Low starting price and No Reserve. Don't miss out to a last second bid !!!... Thank you for your interest. All International Buyers are asked to pay by PayPal, if this is not possible then please contact me by using the ASK SELLER A QUESTION link at the bottom of this page with enough time before the end of the auction to arrange an alternative method of payment, I am sorry but I can Only accept personal cheques/checks or cashiers cheques/checks that are drawn from a U.K Bank Account in GBP or Great British Pounds Sterling. All U.K Buyers can pay by PayPal or you have the additional options to pay by Personal Cheque, Postal Order or BACS Bank to Bank Transfer, if a U.K buyer chooses one of the additional payment methods please contact me after the auction of your item or items just to advise me of your prefered method of payment and I will send you the relavant details by return message so that payment can be made.
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