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Info Needed on Vintage Bushnell Wide Angle (1 Viewer)

I just picked up these 8x30 Bushnell Wide Angle rubber-armored binoculars and I am really impressed with them. Would anyone here happen to recognize them and can provide me with a little more information like when they were made, specs, etc.? What's the story behind them? Surely, they can't be the typical budget binoculars.

They're extremely well made with no internal glare or reflections and the biggest surprise for me is how well corrected they are across the field of view. Mechanical components are silky smooth too and they have wonderful purplish-blue coatings (not the typical deep blue one finds on older binoculars). As far as performance, they compare very favorably with the Rangemaster I have. They even came with caps for both ends, a nice pouch, and the original brochure explaining how to use them.

A wonderfully sharp and very comfortable pair of binoculars, I really like these!


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As you discovered, I created a similar thread that has some answers to your questions. Linking back here:

Yes, they are really a nice little porro binocular.
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