Antique AITCHISON Collapsible Aluminium Military Binoculars - Boer War - c.1899

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Please click here to view full description and condition reports. Antique AITCHISON Collapsible Aluminium Military Binoculars - Boer War - c.1899 Click images to enlarge Description Ref: HB This is an AITCHISON patented pair of aluminium collapsible Binoculars, often issued to British Officers during the Boer War (1899-1902) right through to World War I (1914-1918). This particular example carries the Patent Number 1016 on the objective bridge, which was granted in 1891. They are ingeniously designed with a toothed gear scissor "X" action, which extends the spirralled aluminium tubes from almost flat to a maximum length of 5" (12.6 cm). Being made of aluminium they are very light weight and compact when collapsed. Obviously the "Galilean" designed optics are very basic, but surprisingly...

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Clothing Type: Binoculars

Conflict: Boer War (1899-1902)

Country/ Organization: Great Britain

Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom

Era: 1816-1913

Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued

Service: Army

Type: Binoculars

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