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Optical superiority - the Swarovski Z8i 2.3-18x56

By Hayden Sturgeon

The Swarovski brand was first brought to the market in 1895 when the family business began producing high quality crystals and jewellery glass - it wasn’t until 1935 that the need to see further than the naked eye brought about the start of the optical range.


Throughout the years the company has continued to innovate and uphold its position as one of the market leaders in optical technology. The Swarovski range is imported by Swarovski NZ Ltd and when they offered up the latest Z8i scope for review I was more than happy to check out its new features, and more so, to test them in New Zealand’s alpine conditions.


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