Binoculars, Starmorbi, metal/glass, Carl Zeiss, Jena, Germany, 1923-1924

Made by Carl Zeiss in Jena, Germany, 1923-1924.

Binoculars, Starmorbi, metal/glass, Carl Zeiss, Jena, Germany, 1923-1924
Binoculars, 60 mm objective lenses, three interchangeable eyepieces in a turret arrangement with magnifications 12, 24 and 42. Individual focussing, lens shades for objectives, Porro-Abbe prisms, gunsight on right hand side. Inscribed Starmorbi No 1546, with Carl Zeiss/Jena logo. Used with tripod (97/129/2) and case (97/129/3).

Summary

97/129/1
Binoculars, Starmorbi, metal/glass, Carl Zeiss, Jena, Germany, 1923-1924
Binoculars, 60 mm objective lenses, three interchangeable eyepieces in a turret arrangement with magnifications 12, 24 and 42. Individual focussing, lens shades for objectives, Porro-Abbe prisms, gunsight on right hand side. Inscribed Starmorbi No 1546, with Carl Zeiss/Jena logo. Used with tripod (97/129/2) and case (97/129/3).

Dimensions

200 mm
100 mm

Production

This is an early and very high quality pair of binoculars made by Zeiss Jena, the developers of binoculars.

The first reference Dr Fred Watson (binocular expert) has to the Starmorbi model is 1923. Mrs King believes that her father purchased the binoculars prior to 1924.
Carl Zeiss 1923-1924

Source

Gift of Mrs Patricia King
12 May, 1997

Cite this Object

Binoculars, Starmorbi, metal/glass, Carl Zeiss, Jena, Germany, 1923-1924 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 June 2017, <https://ma.as/155521>
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