Item 2018.09.02.031 - Fairchild stereoscope binocular model F-17

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Fairchild stereoscope binocular model F-17

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  • [ca.1920-] (Manufacturing)
    Fairchild Aviation Corporation

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1 piece of photographic viewing equipment : stereoscope binoculars

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This item is a metal stereoscope binocular viewer with extendable legs and mirrored sides. This object was used to view aerial photographs and survey maps of land. In the 1920's Fairchild Aviation became the second-largest manufacturer of commercial air planes and fourth largest aviation organization in the United States of America. Written on item: "No. 40-1749."

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Good condition

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Collected by the late Dr. Martin J. Bass and Gail Silverman Bass and donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Gail Bass in 2018


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Harvard Business School. Lehman Brothers Collection. Fairchild Aviation Corporation. Retrieved from URL

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