This is a pair of vintage Barr & Stroud C.F.24 Extra 8×30 wide angle binoculars in good working condition.
Serial number: 162011 (possibly produced in 1970s)
The binoculars have 8x magnification and 30mm objective lens diameter.
Large eyepieces: 20mm in diameter
Wide angle field of view.
Centre focus wheel and fine focus adjustment at the right eyepiece.
Dimensions (when binoculars fully open): 175mm (W) x 115mm (H) x 50mm (D)
Weight: approx. 640g
Embossed on the top left prism plate: BARR & STROUD C.F.24 GLASGOW & LONDON.
Embossed on the top right prism plate: EXTRA 8X30 WIDE ANGLE
The binoculars are in collimation with good images. Smooth focus
Comes in original leather case and leather straps. (Note: the leather case is complete but its top lid is detached from the retaining ring around the ring stitches, as shown in the photos)
Wear and tear to the binoculars body and to the leather case appropriate with age.
Please see photos for further details.
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