Binoculars: Auckland Harbour Board ex WAITEMATA; 1989.65


Binoculars: Auckland Harbour Board ex WAITEMATA

About this object

Binoculars missing one lens, black leather cover. These binoculars were used on the Auckland Harbour Board pilot vessel the WAITEMATA, which was launched in 1913. A pilot boat is used to transport a locally experienced person (the pilot) to and from a visiting ship. The pilot helps to navigate the ship safely into or out of the port.

Medium and Materials

Brass/Metal, 0 - Whole

Inscription and Marks

P.B. Waitamata


Length (mm): 190mm (5/8ft)
Width: 123mm (3/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Auckland Harbour Board/[Ports & Harbours]

Subject and Association Keywords

[Ports & Harbours]

Credit Line

Gift of Ports of Auckland

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