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    1960 Audubon photos

    Finally Mr. Ludd added four 1960 Audubon photos and a few others: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rdmadison/sets/72157627243943850/
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    Old Tecnar

    Friends, Take a look at the Tecnar on the Famous Bidding Site (8 Jan 2012). Looks like Vega-era construction and a black version of the 50's era pigskin case. Serial number without date or prefix. Is this the earliest appearance of Tecnar as a line? Note provenance: east side of the pond. Too...
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    Swift Pix

    With the help of my computer-literate sister, I'm finally able to share these: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rdmadison/sets/72157627243943850/ Bob Madison
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    Vulcan 710

    Does anyone know the era of production for the Vulcan Model 710?
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    Code Breaking

    Friends, The serial number prefix seems to correspond with the JL B code. I would be happy to hear (through PM or posting) how other 1957-69 Swift prefixes agree or disagree with makers' marks. The "TJK" looks not to be an individual maker, and yet binoculars by other importers have different...
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    Swift 828 Audubons

    Where is the 828 manufactured these days?