Binoculars are black and chrome with the Birks logo. Original leather case containing Birks polishing cloth, case has sticker marked 'PASSED E.G.M.C.J.". Case has minor interior wear, binoculars are in 'like new' condition. Markings on the binoculars are: the Birks logo; 8 x 20; 278 ft at 1000 yds; J-E50; SUPER COATED OPTICS; 70 60 (with a white dot, adjustments?; ISO (within some type of logo) JAPAN. Birks is a well respected Canadian jeweller/retailer known to offer good quality, high-end goods.
Hi Carol Ann,
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A pair of vintage Birks miniature chrome and black field binoculars
Model #64574, 8 x 20; J-E50, 278 ft at 1000 yds; J-E50
With original leather case and polishing cloth
Width fully extended 3 3/4 inches; length 3 inches
CONDITION: client attests these to be in like-new condition with minor interior wear to the case
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
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