UNITED BINOCULAR CO 7941 S. Halsted, Chicago, Il USA. Importer, mail order retailer. 1950 Ad. Brands: UNITED, YOSHIDA binoculars.

Plane Watching with Binoculars

Japanese ad for VIXEN binoculars

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Period Advertising for Miniature Binoculars. Ursprüngliche Werbung für Miniaturferngläser. La Publicité Originale Pour les Jumelles Miniatures. ミニチュア双眼鏡のヴィンテージ広告. Старые объявления для миниатюрных бинокль. Vintage Reklam för Kikare Miniatyr. Antigua Publicidad de Prismáticos en Miniatura. Pubblicità Vintage per Binocoli in Miniatura.

 

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- ORIGINAL BOXES #1

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- CAN YOU REPAIR THESE?

- REPAIR SEIZED OCULARS IF

- COLLIMATE AND REPAIR CF

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Japanese External Reverse Porro Prism Binoculars.  VIRTUAL MUSEUM

These advertisements are cropped & edited for relevance, and are presented for not-for-profit purposes of historical research and education. Vintage advertisements give insight into the nature of the distribution of binoculars and into dates of retail activity of brands and models.

PETERTYL’S DRUGS Traverse City, Michigan, USA 1962 Ad. Brand: SPORT

Petertyl’s Drugs Traverse City, Michigan, USA 1962 ad. Brand: SWIFT binoculars.

HENRYS DIAMOND IMPORTERS 29 Court St., Binghampton, New York, USA. 1952 ad. Note $1 weekly finance plan.

DUNLAPS Lubbock, Texas, USA. 1960 ad. Department store.

HOUSE OF VISION Fort Mason City Iowa USA USA  1950 ad. Brand: MIKRON binoculars

BIRKS JEWELERS Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 1950 ad. Jewelry store.

GIBSONS DISCOUNT CENTER 50th St & Avenue H, Lubbock, Texas, USA 1968. Brand STELLAR binoculars

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UNITED PHOTO SHOP Market & Main Streets, Bloomington, Illinois, USA 1956 Ad. Camera shop.  Brand: BUSHNELL binoculars.

MONTGOMERY WARD 4th & Austin, Waco Texas,USA. 1951 Brand: PLUM binoculars.

MONTGOMERY WARD Troy, New York,  USA. 1956 ad. Brand: PLUM binoculars

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     SPORTERIZED MODEL 1917 MILITARY SURPLUS RIFLE !

ZINIKS SPORTING GOODS Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 1952 ad

Zinik’s 50 South Main, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 1967 Ad. Retailer. Brand:  TASCO binoculars

SEARS 1949 East Camelback Rd., Phoenix, Arizona,USA. 1969 ad. Brand: SEARS binoculars

Sears 7x25 Binoculars

Sears 7x25 CF binoculars

BUSHNELL 47 E Green St, Pasadena, California, USA 1955 Ad. Importer/Distributor/Retailer. Brand: BUSHNELL binoculars (At the time of this ad, Bushnell was doing direct sales to the public through magazine and newspaper ads. Later they stopped retail sales).

HURON’S SURPLUS STORE Huron, South Dakota,  USA  1952 Ad. Army Surplus Store.

Brand: BUSHNELL binoculars Advertising tie in was aimed at the audience for the Holiday on Ice skating show July 30-Aug 3 1952 held at the Huron Arena.

Bushnell 7x18 binoculars

TROUTMANS Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA. 1959 ad

KLAMATH FALLS ARMY STORE 320 South US Hwy 6, Klamath Falls, Oregon, US. 1951 ad. Army surplus store. Brand: MAGNA binoculars. Note somewhat spurious intimation of US occupation army approval of quality.

Plum 6x binoculars

UMPQUA VALLEY HARDWARE 202 NORTH Jackson, Roseburg, Oregon 1953 ad. Hardware store.