Text Box:  Oshima 10 x 24 IF binoculars
Text Box:    VINTAGE MINIATURE BINOCULARS

Japanese External Reverse Porro Prism Binoculars. VIRTUAL MUSEUM

GALLERY #4 FROM MY COLLECTION

MARK OHNO

Text Box: PHOTOS OF MY OLD MINIATURE BINOCULARS
FOTOS MEINER ALTEN MINIATUR FERNGLÄSSER 
PHOTOS DE MES VIEILLES JUMELLES MINIATURES 
FOTOGRAFIER AV MIN GAMLA MINIATYR KIKARE 
Фотографии мой старый миниатюрные бинокль
FOTOS DES MIS VIEJAS BINOCULARES MINIATURIZADOS 
FOTOGRAFIE DELLA MIA ANTICA MINIATURA BINOCOLO
 マイコレクション]に小型双眼鏡

CF=center focus,  Zentralfokus, Système pointe central IF=independent focus, Einzelbetrieb Fokus, Chaque optique est réglable séparément  MIOJ= made in occupied Japan, Produkt von besetzten Japan, Produit de occupé le Japon, Изготовлена в оккупированной Японии

Representative samples from my collection of over 400 of these binoculars. I have not tried to photograph every variation or power of every brand.

 PHOTOS:  MARK OHNO

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Text Box:  Ofuna Heron 6x18 CF binoculars
Text Box: Uniscope 7x18 CF binoculars
Text Box:      Milo 10x20 CF binoculars
               PLASTIC EYEPIECE VARIANT
Text Box:   Palomar 7x18 IF binoculars
Text Box: Savoy 6x15 CF binoculars
Text Box: Combat 6x15 IF binoculars
Text Box: Riken 6x15 IF MIOJ binoculars
Text Box:    AOCo Southerner MIOJ 6x15                        
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Text Box: SPI Southerner 7x18 IF binoculars
Text Box: Capitol 6x15 IF binoculars
Text Box:                             Circle of Life at it’s Best...
...collect more binoculars…run out of places to put them...so acquire 9 more re-purposed industrial drawer units…being empty they are underutilized and woefully unproductive...so collect more binoculars to utilize that wasted storage capacity...it is just logical. 
Text Box: Berlin 8x20 IF binoculars
Text Box: Taloma 6x15 CF binoculars
Text Box:        Lieberman & Gortz 
   12 x50 CF binoculars (UK mkt)
Text Box: Berlin 10x30 CF binoculars 
Text Box: Bueno 12x50 CF binoculars 
Text Box: Portrena 6x pre war IF binoculars
Text Box:  Yamato Kogaku Pigmy 6x15 IF 
     Pre war binoculars
Text Box: See page Japanese Origins #3
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Text Box: Kestral 8x20 CF binoculars
Text Box: Empire 7x25 CF binoculars
Text Box: Mt Fuji 8x20 CF binoculars 
Text Box:    Mt Fuji 7X18 CF binoculars 
Text Box:     Empire 7x18 CF binoculars
Text Box:    Crescent 7x18 CF binoculars 
       OBJECTIVE FOCUS VARIANT 
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           Ocular Focus Variant
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Text Box:    Spelview 6x15 binoculars                   
Text Box: Riken 6x15 IF MIOJ binoculars
Text Box:     Harpers 8x20 IF binoculars 
Text Box:   Kalimar 6x15 CF binoculars 
Text Box:     St Moritz 7x18 CF binoculars 
Text Box:       Kalimar 7x25 CF binoculars
Text Box:   St Moritz 6x15 CF binoculars 
Text Box:     Harpers 7x18 IF binoculars 
Text Box: S & A (Swift & Anderson) 6x15 IF Sport binoculars (AOCo marked)
Text Box:    Crescent 7x18 CF binoculars 
           Ocular Focus Variant     
Text Box:   Swallow 8x20 CF binoculars
Text Box:   Swallow 12x50 CF binoculars
Text Box:  Mayflower 7x18 CF binoculars
        OCULAR FOCUS VARIANT  
Text Box:   Mayflower 6x15 IF binoculars
Text Box:      Albert 6x15 IF binoculars
Text Box:     Prentiss Deluxe 6x15 CF 
                binoculars
Text Box:      Lars 10x40 CF binoculars
Text Box:  Mayflower 7x18 CF binoculars
      OBJECTIVE FOCUS VARIANT      
       DONATED BY NIEL WILSON
Text Box:      Atlas 6x15 CF binoculars
         PLASTIC EYEPIECE VARIANT
Text Box:     Atlas 6x15 CF binoculars
      METAL EYEPIECE VARIANT
Text Box:    Zykkor 8x30 CF binoculars
Text Box:      Atlas 8x20 CF binoculars    
Text Box:      Pallas 8x20 CF binoculars    
Text Box:     Yashica 6x15 CF binoculars    
Text Box:   Yashica 10x30 CF binoculars
Text Box:    Shalco 6x15 IF binoculars                    
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Text Box:     Shalco 7x15 IF binoculars
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Text Box:     Opal 7x18 CF binoculars    
Text Box:     Cornell 9x21 IF binoculars
Text Box:  Hurricane 6x15 CF binoculars
Text Box:     Falcon 9x21 IF binoculars
Text Box:  Diamond 12x50 CF binoculars
Text Box:      Glory 7x18 CF binoculars
Text Box:   Hansa 7x15 CF binoculars
Text Box:   Hansa 8x20 CF binoculars
Text Box:   Imperial 6x15 IF binoculars
Text Box:   Imperial 7x18 CF binoculars
Text Box: Dickson 6x15 IF binoculars
Text Box:   Arrow 6x15 IF binoculars
Text Box:   Crown 6x15 IF binoculars
Text Box: Milo 6x15 CF binoculars
Text Box:    Milo 8x20 CF binoculars       
      RUBBER EYEPIECE VARIANT
Text Box:   Mayflower 7x25 CF binoculars
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Text Box:     Venus 8x18 IF binoculars
Text Box:   St Moritz 6x15 CF binoculars

K: OMORI SOGO KOGAKU KOGYO 大森総合光学工業

K: OMORI SOGO KOGAKU KOGYO 大森総合光学工業

MSC: MEIJI SEIKO CO LTD 明治精工株式会社

MSK: MEIJI SEIKO KOGAKU 明治精工株式会社

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K: OMORI SOGO KOGAKU KOGYO 大森総合光学工業

K: OMORI SOGO KOGAKU KOGYO 大森総合光学工業

JB93: SEIWA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 清和光学株式会社

AKC: AKEBONO KOGAKU CO 光学工業

JB69: AKEBONO KOGAKU CO 光学工業

JB69: AKEBONO KOGAKU CO 光学工業

AKC: AKEBONO KOGAKU CO 光学工業

JB69: AKEBONO KOGAKU CO 光学工業

JB47: Tokuhiro Micro Binocular Co

徳弘光機製作所株式会社

JB5: Meiji Seiko Co 明治精工株式会社

JB74: OMORI SOGO KOGAKU KOGYO 大森総合光学工業

JB74: OMORI SOGO KOGAKU KOGYO 大森総合光学工業

JB74: OMORI SOGO KOGAKU KOGYO 大森総合光学工業

JB001: TOA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 東亜光学株式会社

JB93: SEIWA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 清和光学株式会社

AKC: AKEBONO KOGAKU CO 光学業

JB93: SEIWA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 清和光学株式会社

MSC: MEIJI SEIKO CO LTD 明治精工株式会社

MSC: MEIJI SEIKO CO LTD 明治精工株式会社

JB93: SEIWA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 清和光学株式会社

JB5: Meiji Seiko Co 明治精工株式会社

JB93: SEIWA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 清和光学株式会社

JB47: Tokuhiro Micro Binocular Co

徳弘光機製作所株式会社

JB93: SEIWA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 清和光学株式会社

JB47: Tokuhiro Micro Binocular Co

徳弘光機製作所株式会社

K: OMORI SOGO KOGAKU KOGYO 大森総合光学工業

JB5: Meiji Seiko Co 明治精工株式会社

JB001: TOA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 東亜光学株式会社

JB93: SEIWA KŌGAKU KŌGYŌ 清和光学株式会社

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JB231:Tochihara Optical Co 栃原光学株式会社

JB231:Tochihara Optical Co 栃原光学株式会社

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