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Stanley London Brass Optics
These brass antique reproduction optical instruments are made using heavy solid brass tubes and fittings, and are polished to a beautiful finish, and some are available in an antique patina.  While some manufacturers use cheap, small lenses, these use the same high quality optics used in precision optical instruments.  We are pleased to offer many handheld and tripod mounted telescopes, binoculars, antique microscopes, and magnifiers.  These are in stock in our huge Southern California warehouse and are ready to ship within hours of your order.  Check out this month's discounted specials.
 
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Handheld Telescopes:

 
9.5 inch Pocket telescope
9.5 inch Pocket
Telescope
Modern Telescopes
Modern
Telescopes
13-inch Brass Spyglass Telescope
13-inch
Telescope
14-inch Telescope
14-inch
Telescope
16-inch Telescope with Leather Case
16-inch
Telescope
Brass 18 inch Telescopes
18-inch
Telescopes
28-in Brass Telescope
28-inch
Telescope
29-inch Premium Brass Telescope
29-inch Premium
Telescope
35-inch Telescopes
35-inch
Telescopes
3-inch Telescope on a Key Chain
Telescope
Key Chain
 

Desk & Floor Standing Telescopes:

 
Premium Brass Telescope on Turned Hardwood Stand
Premium Brass and
Wood Telescope
10-inch Brass Victorian Desk Telescope
10-inch Victorian
Desk Telescope
19-inch Desk Telescopes
19-inch Desk
Telescopes
30-inch Telescope
30-inch
Telescopes
44-inch Harbormaster Telescopes on Tripods
44-inch
Telescopes
44-inch Premium Harbormaster Telescopes on Tripods
44-inch Premium
Telescopes
55-inch Harbormaster Telescope on Tripod
55-inch
Telescope
 

Binoculars, Magnifiers, & Microscopes:

 
Chrome Binoculars
Small Chrome
Binoculars
Opera Glasses with Built-in LED Light
Opera Glasses
with LED Light
Small Binoculars
Small Brass
Binoculars
Brass Binoculars
Large Brass
Binoculars
Weems and Plath 7x50 Center Focus Binoculars
Weems & Plath
7x50 Binoculars
Weems and Plath 7x28 Apache Binoculars w/M-22 Reticle
Weems & Plath
Apache Binoculars
Survival Binoculars with Compass and Signal Mirror
Survival Binoculars
w/ Compass & Mirror
3-Leg Desk Magnifiers
3-Leg Desk
Magnifiers
Large 5-Leg Desk Magnifier
Large 5-Leg
Desk Magnifier
Hand Magnifiers
Hand
Magnifiers
Brass Stand Magnifier
Brass Stand
Magnifier
Folding Brass Stand Magnifier
Folding Stand
Magnifier
Photo Stand Magnifier
Photo Stand
Magnifier
Chrome Plated Folding Magnifier
Chrome Plated
Folding Magnifier
Antique Patina Desk Compass with Swivel Magnifier
Antique Desk Compass
with Swivel Magnifier
Folding Pocket Magnifiers and Eye Loupes
Folding Pocket
Magnifiers
Antique Style Microscope
X-Y Stage
Microscope
Modern Style Microscope
Modern Style
Microscope

Optics
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Large 5-Leg Desk Magnifier This large and beautifully detailed desk magnifier allows hands-free viewing of an object or document.  The solid brass base is very stylish and the step-cut magnifier is adorned with art deco accents.  The large precision ground glass magnifying lens is large and heavy, measuring 4 inches in diameter with a 3 1/2 inch diameter viewable area, and produces a clear highly magnified view.  The magnifier is 2 5/8 inches tall and weighs 15.1 ounces.  This magnifier is perfect for map and document reading, stamp and coin collectors, or simply to adorn your desk.
$38

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Small 3-Leg Desk Magnifier The Stanley London Small Three-Legged Desk Magnifier is a beautiful and functional desk accessory.  It is crafted from solid brass and measures 1 7/8 inches in diameter and contains a two-element lens set.  The power of the magnifier is adjustable by rotating the threads.  It is available either plain or engraved "Stanley London." $23

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Large 3-Leg Desk Magnifier The Large Three-Legged Magnifier is made from solid brass and has a special clear coating that will not tarnish.  This is our highest quality magnifier, featuring a large 40 mm diameter viewable area.  The magnifier uses precision two-element ground glass optics for clear 3-power magnification with a flat field that is sharp even at the edges. 
$28

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10x Triplet Folding Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe with Leather Case Our 10-power Folding Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe utilizes a costly triplet ultra-low distortion lens systems.  The rugged magnifier is of all-metal construction with gold plating to eliminate tarnishing, and comes with a genuine leather case.  The advanced triplet lens design features precision 18 mm ground glass lenses for an exceptionally sharp and distortion free view.  The high quality magnifier allows detailed examination of jewelry, stamps, coins, and everyday items.  The 10-power Triplet Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe folds to the compact size of only 1 1/4 inches long, 13/16 inches wide, 3/4 inch thick, and weighs 1.3 ounces.
$34

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15x Triplet Folding Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe with Leather Case Our 15-power Folding Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe utilizes large 21 mm diameter triplet ultra-low distortion lens systems.  The magnifier has all-metal construction with gold plating, and comes with a genuine leather case.  The advanced triplet lens design features precision 21 mm ground glass lenses for an exceptionally bright and distortion free image.  The 15-power Triplet Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe folds to 1 3/8 inches long, 15/16 inches wide, 15/16 inches thick, and weighs 1.8 ounces.
$36

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20x Folding Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe Our 20-power Folding Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe is both a high quality handheld magnifier and powerful eye loupe.  The rugged magnifier is of all-metal construction with gold plating to eliminate tarnishing.  The advanced doublet lens design features precision 17 mm ground glass lenses for an exceptionally powerful and low distortion view.  The 20X Pocket Magnifier and Eye Loupe folds to the compact size of only 1 3/16 inches long, 13/16 inches wide, 3/4 inch thick, and weighs only 1 ounce.
$23

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Photo Stand Magnifier Our 5-Power Photo Stand Magnifier reveals never-before seen details in everyday items.  The pre-focused magnifier allows detailed examination of objects close-up, while the clear acrylic base permits ambient light to illuminate the object for bright, clear viewing.  This useful magnifier is excellent for map readers, printers, photographers, graphic artists, and designers.  The Photo Stand Magnifier is 2 inches in diameter, 1 7/8 inches tall, with a 1 inch diameter viewable area, and weighs only 1.2 ounces.
$5.50

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Silver Plated Hinged Roll-out Magnifier Our handsome Chrome Plated Hinged Roll-out Magnifier features a sleek design which enables the user to roll out the hinged lens.  It is ideal for viewing stamps, coins, jewelry and everyday items.  The non-tarnish Chrome Plated Hinged Roll-out Magnifier folds to 2 7/8 inches in diameter by 5.8 inches thick and weighs 4.9 ounces.  This 4-power precision ground glass magnifier features soft felt on its base so that is may be set on a desk.  $22.50

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Antique Patina Desk Compass with Swivel Magnifier This handsome solid brass antique patina desk compass includes a handy swivel 4-power glass magnifier that folds away when not in use.  The antique finish will not show fingerprints and does not require polishing.  The bottom of the compass has a beautiful antique compass rose design and can be custom engraved.  The brass desk compass is 2 11/16 inches in diameter, 1 1/8 inches tall, and weighs 7.8 ounces.  The brass frame of the swing-out magnifier is 2 1/8 inches in diameter, and the viewing area of the precision ground glass magnifier is 1 11/16 inches in diameter. $45
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Brass Stand Magnifier This fully adjustable solid brass stand magnifier allows detailed hands-free viewing of an object.  The brass is highly polished to a mirror finish.  The large precision ground glass magnifying lens is 2 5/8 inches in diameter and produces a clear highly magnified view.  The magnifier is 8 1/4 inches tall and weighs 1 pound, 2 ounces.  Two knurled brass thumbscrews allow adjustments of the height, angle, and offset of the magnifier.  The heavy solid brass base has felt on the bottom to protect your furniture.  The base can be custom engraved with your personalized text. $39.50

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Adjustable Stand Magnifier This fully adjustable solid brass stand magnifier allows detailed hands-free viewing of an object.  The patina finish requires no maintenance.  The large precision ground glass magnifying lens is 3 inches in diameter and produces a clear highly magnified view.  The magnifier is 11 7/8 inches tall and weighs 1 pound, 11 ounces.  The base can be custom engraved with your personalized text. $52.50

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Hand Magnifier with Hardwood Case This beautiful hand magnifier has a turned solid hardwood handle and a solid brass ribbed rim.  The magnifier has a large 4-inch diameter ground glass lens and produces a clear magnified image.  The magnifier comes in a handsome felt-lined solid hardwood case with hardwood guides to secure the magnifier.  The top of the case has a diamond-shaped solid brass inlay.  The magnifier is 9 1/4 inches long, weighs 9.8 ounces, and the magnifier with hardwood case weighs 2 pounds.
$35

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Hand Magnifier This beautiful hand magnifier has a turned hardwood handle and a solid brass rim.  The large ground glass magnifying lens is 4 inches in diameter and produces a clear magnified view.  The magnifier is solid and weighs over a half pound.  This magnifier is perfect for stamp and coin collectors.
$18

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Antique Patina Brass Hand Magnifier This handheld magnifier features a classic refined design with an antique patina finish. It has a 2 5/8" diameter ground glass lens and produces a clear magnified image.  The magnifier is 7 3/4 inches long and weighs a solid 7.7 ounces. $22.50

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9.5 inch Pocket Telescope The small, but powerful brass Pocket Telescope is 9 1/2 inches when extended, and 5 5/8 inches long when collapsed.  The 12-power optics are high quality multi-coated glass with a 17 mm objective lens diameter and a large 8 mm diameter eyepiece.  The telescope is made from solid brass and has a special clear coating that never requires polishing and will not tarnish.  The Pocket Telescope comes complete with a premium quality hinged solid hardwood case. $38

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Modern Telescopes These 4-pipe 13.5-inch brass telescopes are a modern hi-tech departure from our antique reproduction brass telescopes.  We offer an all-brass ($48) and a leather-sheathed 25-power model ($45), as well as a 10 to 30 power zoom leather-sheathed model ($53).  These small telescopes have powerful optics with anti-reflection coatings and 30 mm objective lenses.  They have a unique feature where you simply rotate the eyepiece to bring the image into crystal clear focus, and a special scratch resistant clear coating that eliminates fingerprints on the brass.  All three models come with a leatherette carrying case, and a hardwood storage and display box is available as an option. $45 - $53
Case $18.50

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Premium Quality 13-inch Brass Spyglass Telescope The Stanley London Premium Quality 13-inch Brass Spyglass Telescope has four clear coated brass tubes, measuring 13 1/4 inches when extended.  This 25-power telescope features the highest quality precision multi-coated optics available.  The Premium 13-inch telescope measures 5 1/2 inches when collapsed, is 1 11/16 inches in diameter, and weighs 13.6 ounces.  An optional hardwood storage and display case is available. $89
Case $18.50


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14-inch Brass Telescope The Brass 14-inch Telescope has four brass pipes and measures 5 5/8 inches when collapsed, and 13 7/8 inches when extended.  This telescope has high-quality 10-power glass optics.  A hardwood storage and display box is available as an option. $75
Case $18.50
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16-inch Telescope with Leather Case This beautiful 16-inch polished solid brass telescope produces a very bright and clear image with its 12-power precision ground glass optics.  The telescope measures 1 5/8 inch in diameter and 5 3/8 inches long when collapsed.  It has four pipes and a sunshade that extends, and measures 15 7/8 inches when fully extended.  The inner pipe is engraved "Stanley London" near the eyepiece.  The 16-inch telescope comes complete with a thick, handmade 100-percent leather case.  $99

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Brass 18 inch Telescope The 18-inch telescope is available with either a polished brass finish, or with a hand-sewn leather-sheath.  The Brass 18-inch Telescope has four brass pipes and measures 6 1/2 inches when collapsed, and the polished telescope measures 17 1/8 inches long when extended, while the leather sheathed version measures 17 3/4 inches when fully extended.  This telescope has high quality 12-power glass optics, and a built-in sunshade extends to reduce lens flare.  A beautiful hardwood storage and display box is also available. Brass
$115
Leather
$125
Case $25

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28-inch Telescope The large 28-inch Telescope is 2 1/2 inches in diameter and 8 5/8 inches long when collapsed.  This powerful 16-power telescope also has four brass pipes, with the largest pipe being tapered.  A built-in sunshade extends 2 inches to reduce lens flare.  The telescope measures a full 28 1/2 inches when fully extended and the optics are precision ground glass with a 42 mm diameter objective lens.
The 28-inch Spyglass Telescope comes complete with a beautiful hardwood case.
$190

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29-inch Premium Telescope The Stanley London 29-inch Premium Brass Telescope is 2 1/2-inches in diameter and 8 5/8 inches long when collapsed.  It is solid, weighing 2 pounds, 13 ounces, and is constructed entirely of threaded solid brass tubing and fittings with no glued components.  This 27-power telescope has four brass pipes, with the largest pipe being tapered.  It features the highest quality Premium Brass Telescope comes complete with a beautiful mahogany case. $215

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Premium Brass Telescope on Turned Hardwood Stand This premium telescope on Turned Hardwood Stand is perfect for viewing scenery through a window or as a beautiful decorative piece on your desk.  Its premium quality optics have an anti-reflection coating which reduces internal reflections and improves contrast.  The objective lens is 42 mm in diameter.  The brass has a clear-coated finish which prevents the visibility of finger prints and leaves it looking new and polished after every use.  The telescope is 13 inches tall, 13 inches long, the base is 6 inches in diameter and it weighs 3 pounds.  $200

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10-inch Brass Victorian Desk Compass The Stanley London® solid brass 10-inch Brass Victorian Desk Telescope is the perfect addition to any desk, credenza, home office, or library.  This classic style telescope is modeled after 18th Century and early Victorian designs and is offered in both a polished brass and antique patina finish.  When fully extended the telescope is 10 inches long and 9 1/2 inches tall.  The diameter of the telescope is 1 11/16 inches and the objective lens is 25 mm in diameter.  It weighs 1 pound 14 ounces.  $132.50

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Brass Telescope on a Stand These solid brass table top telescopes are mounted on beautiful solid hardwood tripods.  The telescopes come in a polished brass model or a model with the main tube wrapped in a hand-sewn, high quality 100 percent leather sheath.  The telescopes have precision ground glass optics and produce a clear and powerful 18-power image.  The telescopes are 19 inches long, 2 inches in diameter, and are mounted on a two-section hardwood tripod that extends to 27 3/8 inches tall.  Either telescope with tripod weighs 6 pounds.  The leather sheathed version is an additional $26. $299 &
$325


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30-inch Telescope These beautiful solid brass 30-inch refractor telescopes are mounted on solid brass and cherry-stained solid hardwood tripods.  The 30-inch telescopes are available in a polished brass version and a model with the main tube wrapped in a hand-sewn high quality 100 percent leather sheath.  The telescopes use precision ground glass optics to produce a clear 24-power non-inverted image.  The telescopes are 29 inches long with a maximum height of 59 inches tall, and weigh 15 1/4 pounds.  The leather sheathed version is an additional $30. $465 &
$495


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Brass Telescope on a Stand This large beautiful solid brass refractor harbormaster telescope mounted on a solid teak and brass tripod has a maximum height of 61 inches.  Precision ground glass optics are used throughout to produce a clear, 32-power image.  The telescope with sunshade is 44 inches long, 3 inches in diameter, and the telescope with tripod weighs 20 pounds.  It is available with either a polished brass finish or an antique patina. $625

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44-inch Premium Harbormaster Telescope with Standard Mount This is our new premium quality clear-coated solid brass refractor telescope with the standard brass mount on a solid mahogany and brass tripod.  The telescope uses the highest quality 32-power precision coated achromatic glass optics and is made with dent-resistant heavy 1.2 mm thick brass.  The brass has a clear coating so it will not tarnish and never needs polishing.  The telescope is 44 inches long, 2 3/4 inches in diameter, has a tube outside diameter of 2 inches, and an objective lens diameter of 50 mm.
$650

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44-inch Premium Harbormaster Telescope with Arc Mount This is the same premium quality clear-coated solid brass refractor telescope as shown above, but with the elegant arc-shaped solid brass mount.  The telescope uses the same highest quality 32-power precision coated achromatic glass optics and the telescope is made from dent-resistant heavy 1.2 mm thick brass.  Focusing is accomplished by rotating a large adjusting ring near the eyepiece.  A sunshade protects the objective lens from glare and the inside of the telescope is coated flat black to improve contrast.
$750

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55-inch Harbormaster Telescope on Tripod Our finest telescope is this massive and beautiful solid brass refractor harbormaster telescope mounted on a mahogany tripod.  The 32-power 60 mm telescope uses the highest quality precision multi-coated glass optics to produce the brightest and sharpest non-inverted image of any of our telescopes.  The clear coated brass finish never needs polishing and will not show fingerprints.  The telescope is 55 inches long, the telescope and tripod measures 60 inches tall and weighs 23 pounds.  $899

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3-inch Telescope on a Key Chain Fascinating tiny solid brass 3-pipe telescope on a brass key chain.  The telescope can be collapsed to 1 5/8 inches in length or expanded to 3 inches.  This tiny telescope actually works and provides a clear 2-power image.  It is available either plain or engraved "Stanley London" and can even be custom engraved. $10.00

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Survival Binoculars with Compass and Signal Mirror Our Folding Survival Binoculars are loaded with features including Binoculars, Monocular/Telescope, Magnetic Compass, Magnifier, Signal Mirror, Magnifying Eye Inspection Mirror, and Stereoscope.  Four hinged lenses unfold to produce a pair of fully functional 4 power binoculars complete with adjustable focus.  The Survival Binoculars contain a quality fast-settling and accurate magnetic compass, so you can easily find your bearing or orient a map, as well as a mirror that can be used to signal others many miles away.  The Survival Binoculars with Compass and Signal Mirror comes complete with a lanyard so you can wear it around your neck. $9.60

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Stanley London Opera Glasses with Built-in LED Light These precision-crafted Stanley London Opera Glasses produce a bright and clear magnified image, making it seem like you are three times closer to the action.  This unique design incorporates a built-in red Light Emitting Diode (LED) reading light to illuminate your program without disturbing those around you.  The advanced focus-free 3x25 design gathers more light, and the generous eye relief and large eyepiece lenses allow eyeglass wearers to use their prescription eyeglasses.  The opera glasses have an brick red body with bright gold trim and come complete with an elegant hinged gift box and batteries for the LED light. $45

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Small Brass Binoculars These smaller solid brass binoculars can be used as opera or field glasses.  Focusing is accomplished with a single center adjustment.  The Small Brass Binoculars measure 2 5/8 inches to 3 1/2 inches in length depending on focus, and are 3 5/8 inches wide.  The binoculars weigh 9.7 ounces and feature quality 2.5 power optics with 25 mm objective lenses.  The Small Brass Binoculars come complete with a real leather neck strap. $45

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Stanley London Small Chrome Binoculars These Stanley London® premium quality 8x20 mm chrome binoculars combine superb interior optics with a sleek and compact exterior.  Fitted with Porro prisms, these binoculars feature multi-coated optics to reduce reflection and improve contrast.  These high quality optics yield sharp, bright images.  They are simple to use and come equipped with a convenient center focus knob and individual eye adjustment.  The Premium Quality Small Chrome Binoculars measure 3 inches in length, and are 4 inches wide.  The binoculars weigh 8 ounces and feature quality 8 power optics with 20 mm objective lenses and their field of view is 288 ft. at 1000 yards.  The Small Chrome Binoculars come complete with a strong nylon neck strap and a leatherette case with belt loop.  $89

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Brass Binoculars These beautiful 8-power binoculars have a hand-sewn leather sheath to improve grip and reduce fingerprints.  Focusing is accomplished using a knurled focusing ring on top of the binoculars.  These binoculars have in-line prisms for improved field of view and have precision ground glass 1.75-inch (44 mm) diameter objective lenses.  The binoculars are 6 inches long, 4 1/2 inches wide and weigh 2 pounds, 5 ounces.  The binoculars have a leather strap and come with a handmade leather case. $230
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Weems and Plath Model 637 7x50 Center Focus Binoculars These Weems and Plath® 637 7x50 Center Focus Binoculars are an economical waterproof binocular with a center focus mechanism that allows for quick, easy adjustment to different focal ranges, making them perfect for boating or any other outdoor activity.  These marine binoculars come with a padded neck strap, objective & ocular lens covers and a padded nylon carrying case. $180
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Weems and Plath Model BN29 7x28 Apache Binoculars w/M-22 Reticle Built to the same tough standards as U.S. Army M24 binoculars, the Weems and Plath 7x28 Apache Binoculars w/M-22 Reticle are compact, waterproof, and lightweight - perfect for rugged outdoor use.  The binoculars work well in low light situations and can withstand a drop from 6 feet. $399.99
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Brass Microscope The Stanley London solid brass microscope with precision X-Y translation stage allows accurate 2-axis movement of the specimen slide.  The 40-power microscope is fully functional and has a rack and pinion focusing adjustment and a spring-loaded slide clip.  It is 7 1/2 inches tall and an adjustable mirror allows rear illumination.  The microscope is built solid and weighs 2 pounds, 11 ounces. $140

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Brass Microscope This 50-power beautiful solid brass microscope is similar to the microscope above without the X-Y translation stage.  It has two brass clips to hold a slide, and an adjustable mirror for rear illumination.  The focusing knob drives a brass rack and pinion that brings the specimen into focus.  The top part of the microscope can lean back for easier viewing and better illumination.  The microscope stands 7 1/8 inches tall, the base is 2 5/8 inches by 4 inches deep, and weighs 2 pounds. $120
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[9.5 inch Pocket telescope]  [Modern Telescopes]  [13-inch Telescope]
[14-inch Telescope] [16-inch Telescope]  [18-inch Telescopes]  [28-inch Telescope]
[29-inch Telescope]  [35-inch Telescopes]  [Premium Brass and Wood Telescope] 
[Spotting Telescope]  [Victorian Desk Telescope]  [19-inch Desk Telescopes]  [30-inch Telescopes] 
[44-inch Telescopes]  [44-inch Premium Telescopes] [55-inch Harbormaster Telescope] 
[Opera Glasses]  [Small Binoculars]  [Chrome Binoculars]  [Large Binoculars] 
[X-Y Translation Stage Microscope]  [Modern Style Microscope]  [3-Leg Desk Magnifiers] 
[5-Leg Desk Magnifier]  [Hand Magnifiers]  [Brass Stand Magnifier]  [Folding Stand Magnifier] 
[Folding Pocket Magnifiers]  [Photo Stand Magnifier]  [Chrome Plated Folding Magnifier] 
[7x50 Center Focus Binoculars]  [7x28 Apache Binoculars]  [Survival Binoculars]  [Telescope Key Chain] 
[Antique Desk Compass with Magnifier] 

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