“Is this not the collector's exquisite pleasure, that his desire should know no bounds, should reach out into the infinite, should never know full possession which disappoints by its very completeness. O what joy to be able to postpone the fulfillment of desire to infinity!”
Georges Raymond Constantin Rodenbach, 1855 - 1898.
By publishing his "Militärische Ferngläser und Fernrohre", Dr. Hans T. Seeger laid the foundation for historical binoculars collecting in 1995. Ever since, the interest in the binocular as an historical collectable continues to grow. Nowadays, numerous associations and individual collectors have developed very informative websites, well worth consulting: