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Antique Arcade Binoculars - Coin Operated Antique Binoculars

Coin Operated Binoculars or Antique Arcade Binoculars were used at tourist attractions since the early 1900s. A tourist attraction is a place of interest where tourists, foreign and domestic, normally visit. These rare Coin Operated Antique Binoculars allowed their visitors to obtain a closer view of the attraction. Most Antique Arcade Binoculars were pedestal mounted on viewing platforms. Manufacturers made and sold Coin Operated Binoculars, Coin Operated Telescopes, Non coin Binoculars, Non coin Telescopes, Donation Viewers, and Outdoor Viewers.

A row of 7 Antique Arcade Binoculars Ronald Regan looking through a coin operated binocular

Antique Arcade Binoculars or Antique Arcade Telescopes viewers could be found throught out the United States and many foreign countries. The viewers were located in towers, observation decks, scenic overlooks, ships, amusement parks, nature preserves and refuges. Many tourist attractions installed pedestal-mounted, high powered coin-operated binoculars to allow their visitors to obtain a closer view of the attraction. In the early 1900s Antique Arcade Binoculars operated for one or two nickels which gave the viewer one or two minutes of viewing. In the 1950s and 1960s and even today most Binoculars operate for a quarter

Young boy enjoying the view from a rare coin operated binocular in the 1960s            coin operated antique binocular at a tourist attraction

Are you looking for used coin operated Binoculars or vintage coin operated Binoculars for your collection of Antique Arcade Machines? Try eBay! You just might fine one of these Coin Operated Binoculars or Antique Arcade Binoculars list at a great price.


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