Rangefinder

2000/003

A. N. G. L. OS/798 GA Rangefinder No12 MKVII

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Description

A. N. G. L. OS/798 GA Rangefinder No12 MKVII. Used for distance measuring.

The rangefinder is stamped with the War Office ‘broad arrow’ (see top left of plate in Image 2). The top of the tripod stand is punched “P. B & S Ltd 19?2 1161 STAND INSI No14 MK III”.

Also present: Instructions for Use for similar Barr and Stroud rangefinder published by Research Enterprises Ltd, Leaside, Ontario, August 1941. This booklet is stamped “Thomas H Manson & Sons Ltd. / OPTICIANS & SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENT MAKERS / 5 & 6 DAME ST. DUBLIN”

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2000/003

Item Type

Short Description

A. N. G. L. OS/798 GA Rangefinder No12 MKVII

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1942

Sub-items

Khaki canvas case with leather straps, tripod connectors and tripod

Supporting Items

Book of Instructions

Makers Number

8471

Marks

Type F.T.37 Base 80 cm No 8471

Dimensions (mm)

960 x 450 (dia) when bagged excluding tripod.

Donor

Date Donated

March 2000

Materials

Metals

Condition

Good

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