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H050570 BINOCULAR CARRYING STRAP. (Tragerriemen für 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. When issued the binoculars came with a variety of assorted accessories which included a carrying strap. The carrying strap was usually attached to the bottom edge of each of the binoculars lenses bodies by passing through small, raised, cut-out bars and secured by studs.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Full length, blackened leather binocular carrying strap with a faint impressed grooves to the outside edges of the obverse side. The strap has dual, cut-out, eyelets to each end and come with its original, black painted, alloy, dual headed, retaining rivets. The strap was designed to be passed through raised retaining arms on the body of the binoculars and secured by slipping the retaining rivets through the cut-out eyelets.

GRADE ****                             PRICE $85.00

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