Vintage birks miniature binoculars

Jun 04, 2021. 04:49 UTC
Vintage Birks miniature binoculars
Carol Ann
Canada

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For sale
Maybe
Description

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.

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within about 7 hours
Jun 04, 11:41 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$100 - $150 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$150 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Carol Ann,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
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
$100-150*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Carol ann pilkonis Jun 11, 04:00 UTC

The model number opposite 8 x 20 reads: No. 64574 When fully extended (width) the binoculars measure 3 3/4 inches. From front to back they measure 3 inches.

Delia Jun 11, 11:52 UTC

Thanks, Carol, you're all set

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