I have an identical pair which I think Binastro is correct with 1983, I have an earlier pair with a Blue Riband which if I remember I bought in the early seventies.
They are great quality with close focus but I did get the Blue Riband ones very wet and they took a while to dry up inside...
I was a frequent visitor to both Dinas & Gwenffrwd many years ago and they were great places . I am not sure when, but it must have been in the eighties and when I attempted to visit Gwenffrwd I was told by an RSPB guy that this was no longer possible because there was an access dispute/problem...
The Taxidermist uses all his skill trying to make the animal /bird that he is stuffing to look as lifelike and alive as possible.
If the creature had been left alone in the first place just how much more alive and lifelike did it look then?
Great report and you brought back so many memories of my Lundy trips, I first went in 1971 (I am I really that old?)
What with a new mortgage and my son just born money was very tight then so I sold a couple of things in a local auction to help pay for the trip in 1972. I spent nearly...