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H065574 CASED 7 X 50 POWER BINOCULARS. (Doppelfernrohr)

BACKGROUND: The German armed forces 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 the Kriegsmarine utilized a variety of stronger powered binoculars which were regularly issued to naval commanders, watch and deck personnel and included the 7 x 50 power and larger binoculars.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Tooled alloy construction, 7 x 50, power, (7 power magnification with a 50mm diameter objective lens), binoculars. The lens bodies retains all of their original, coarse, rough textured black finish. The alloy focus adjustment dials still function and the optics are clear. The central lens joining bracket with swivel width adjustment still functions. Both sides of the reverse ocular end panels have a raised circular ports with dual spanner wrench depressions designed to insert the appropriate lubricants. The left hand side, ocular end, body panel is well marked with impressed serial number, "461883", the power, "7 x 50", and the manufacturers three letter code, "beh" indicating manufacture by Ernst Leitz G.m.b.H. of Wetzlar. There is a neck strap included. Private purchase case with brown leather strap is included.

GRADE ****                             PRICE $1,190.00  

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