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Object ID 002503

Object Name Chevalier binoculars

Object Desc Chevalier binoculars. Small, made of metal, leather, glass

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002238

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 15

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Chevalier brand,binoculars,optics,

Title Chevalier binoculars

Description Chevalier binoculars. Small, made of metal (probably brass), dark red/purple leather, glass for the lenses. The eye lens rims are black and the viewing lens rims are brass. The body of the binoculars is a dark red/purple leather with gold filigree detail. There are 3 connecting brass panels and one center rod with a wheel. The eye lenses are etched with "Chevalier. Paris" and a brass panel says "Made in France."


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.75

Length 4.25

Width 2.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

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Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Chevalier

Maker Details France

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2238



Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor SK

Notes The binoculars are in fair condition. The leather exterior of the binoculars is scratched and shows signs of wear, and the brass exterior is tarnished.. The right eye lense is dented.