Cool steampunk binoculars to dress up your desk


Interested in retro-futuristic steampunk items? Take a trip back in time with these cool Folding Oculator Encompassor Binoculars with Compass. This device is completely made of brass and unfolds into a small (4″ x 4″) pair of binoculars. When turned on its side, you can even use the binoculars’ fully functional compass. It comes in a beautiful wooden box with brass inlay and the directions on how to use them are etched into the glass on the box. You can order your pair from Amazon for $25 plus shipping. Don’t forget to grab them when you’re inspired to take a trip Around the World in Eighty Days!

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3 comments… add one
  • Julie Strietelmeier December 28, 2015, 8:11 am

    I remember having something similar to this when I was a kid. They were made of plastic though 🙂

    • Andrew Baker December 28, 2015, 12:35 pm

      I had the cub scout one’s I got for selling raisins.

      • Kathleen Chapman December 28, 2015, 10:15 pm

        Julie and Andrew – I never had anything quite that cool. I wish I had these binoculars as a kid (especially those made of metal!).

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