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H072566 6 X 30 POWER ISSUE FIELD BINOCULARS. (Doppelfernrohr) 

BACKGROUND: The German army used a wide variety of optical enhancement items with the 6 x 30 power, (6 power magnification with a 30mm diameter objective lens), binoculars being the standard issue optics utilized by all branches of service. Although the 6 x 30 power binoculars were the standard issue, specialized personnel such as Artillery observers, Reconnaissance personnel, Searchlight personnel, etc., required stronger optics and assorted larger power binoculars were issued to these specialized personnel on a limited basis. 

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Tooled alloy and aluminum construction, 6 x 30, power, binoculars with black bakelite and simulated leather fittings. The lens bodies retains 98% of their simulated, grained black leather coverings and the aluminum fittings retain about 93% of their original smooth black painted finish. The binoculars have molded, black bakelite eye sockets which are fully intact and the focus adjustment still functions. The optics are quite clear. The right lens has a horizontal reticle pattern with vertical bars emanating from the center, outward, to either side in increments of 10 degrees up to 40 degrees to each side. The central lens joining bracket with swivel width adjustment is intact and still functions. The right hand side, ocular end, body panel is well marked with impressed designation, "Dienstglas (scratched out and painted over) 6 x 30" and the serial number, "520822". The left hand side, ocular end, body panel is also well marked with impressed manufacturers name "Hensoldt Weltzar".

GRADE ****                             PRICE $85.00

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