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Director Aimer's Monocular Sight Mark 2 TYPE C.D.61

NAV1982
Astronomical and navigational instruments

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Collection Astronomical and navigational instruments, Optical equipment
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID NAV1982
Description This monocular is part of a gun sighting system from a naval vessel. The lens and prism system is adjusted using the knobs on the side (of which one is missing). The eyepiece has crosshairs forming a grid to anable accurate sighting. The manufacturer's name, Barr & Stroud Limited, is printed on a label on the side.
Date made 20th century

Artist/Maker Barr & Stroud Ltd
Place made Glasgow
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal; glass
Measurements 232 x 340 x 175 mm
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  • Director Aimer's Monocular Sight Mark 2 TYPE C.D.61 (NAV1982)
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