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Old Thursday 24th December 2015, 00:21   #1
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8x20 limited edition

Does any one recall Swarovski issuing a 8x20 limited edition B-283 binocular?

They seem to have sterling silver trim as they are hallmarked 925
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Old Thursday 24th December 2015, 12:39   #2
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Does any one recall Swarovski issuing a 8x20 limited edition B-283 binocular?

They seem to have sterling silver trim as they are hallmarked 925
This is the Century serie (only 1000 were made) from Swarovski for their celebration of the 100-year anniversary (1895-1995).

Originally it came in a gift wrap box, including a special leather pouch and separate century brochure.
It's a collectors item (I've got # 925 and 706).

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Old Thursday 24th December 2015, 14:30   #3
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Thanks for the info , sadly the owners before me did not keep any of the packaging . Odd

Does yours have a B in the serial number ? As I have seen the same binoculars for sale in England with an A in the serial number.

One of the eye cups has grit deep down inside so they will go back to sona soon , it is a shame they do not have the screw off eye cups like my el 8x32
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Thanks for the info , sadly the owners before me did not keep any of the packaging . Odd

Does yours have a B in the serial number ? As I have seen the same binoculars for sale in England with an A in the serial number.

One of the eye cups has grit deep down inside so they will go back to sona soon , it is a shame they do not have the screw off eye cups like my el 8x32
Yes it has the B number.
The current pocket models do have screw off eye cups, according tot the Swarovski philosophy: Improve the Best

Jan

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Down here one model reached 1.000,00+ euro (complete).

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I have one. The leather case is two tone and of very high quality.

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Just spoke with sona and they have no info on them in the computers and no one in today ( day before Christmas ) remembers them so in the new year I will send them in for the eye cup to be fixed .

Any one remember what you payed for them new ?
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Swarovski philosophy: Improve the Best

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Er, ... "Constantly improving what is good" (until it gets too good and needs to be "simplified" (sacrificed) for marketing purposes).

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Er, ... "Constantly improving what is good" (until it gets too good and needs to be "simplified" (sacrificed) for marketing purposes).

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You have the wishdom of Santa.

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