Japanese WWII 15×80 Takatiho Monocular

$14,800

Takatiho 15×80 Monocular on a wooden tripod

Request More Info
SKU: BIN:Takatiho 15x80 SN335_15004. Need personalized service?
Email your House of Whitley Advisor
info@houseofwhitley.com 954.908.7000
Category .

Takatiho 15×80 Monocular

This Rare Japanese WWII 15×80 Takatiho Binocular, manufactured in 1940, is supported by a custom designed 360° swivel center mount. This mount has a full 360° range and is an exclusive feature to each pair of our binoculars. The turn radius is easily controlled by an up and down lever. Not found on any other binocular pair, this custom-designed mount will set your binoculars apart from the rest. To ensure perfection, each mount is hand crafted and assembled one by master craftsman.

Each of our binoculars takes several months to a year to complete a full restoration. Our restoration process includes calibration of optics, hand-polishing of hundreds of intricate parts, and extensive testing that ensures perfect performance for decades.  When considering an investment in optics, it’s important to purchase from an expert in this field that understands the intricacy of these instruments.  Please note that no two binoculars are the same and have characteristics that make them unique.

Our binoculars have been exhibited at numerous Concours de’ Elegance events, Yacht Shows, Antique Shows, and Art & Design Fairs around the world.  We also been featured in magazines including Architectural Digest, South Florida Design, Dupont Registry, Luxe, Hamptons, and Robb Report.

World War II naval observation binoculars tell the story of the radical changes that took place during this landmark era. Their intricate parts, precision hardware and powerful visual range illustrate the height of optical technology. Imagine the view of the seascape, the city lights, the mountains or any other landscape from where you call home. binocular is professionally restored polished and sits upon a bespoke, adjustable wood and stainless steel tripod.

This Historical Artifact is beauty and function in one. These hand crafted works of art bring their own character and feel to your home.

Magnification

15X80

Age

1946

Binocular Serial

#335

Tripod

The vintage tripod on this pair of Takatiho binoculars is a Wild GST20, known around the world for quality and design. Each of our tripods has been skillfully refurbished by hand and all metal components beautifully polished. Each tripod is easily adjustable and has a metal, custom made tri-brace stabilizer to ensure that your binoculars are safe from tipping.

Tripod Serial

#15004

Reviews


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Japanese WWII 15×80 Takatiho Monocular”


Spectacular & Historical Optics
Current Availabilty & Options
LEARN MORE