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Kings County Museum

Binoculars


Accession number: 2007.046.001
Category: Optical T&E
Date: 1934
Materials: Metal; Glass; Leather
Measurements: 20.6 cm W x 16.3 cm H x 6 cm Thick
Marks/Label: Left binocular has "DIENSTGLAS" - Right binocular has "7x50/7.1 degrees"
Narrative: This object belonged to the estate of Wilbur Ward. Wilbur (Wilbert) lived in Kentville on Prospect Road, and never married. He was the nephew of Everett Ward (1864-1934), who married in Kentville.
Description: Black binoculars. Eye pieces are 3.1 cm in diameter and adjustabl to +/- 4 degrees. Middle connector is simple cylindrical rod and ocular pieces are 5.8 cm in diameter. Brown leather strip attaches to midsection of left side of binocular.