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Title Pair 7 x 50 prismatic binoculars
Nationality German
Period c 1936
Price £300.00

This particularly fine pair was made by Busch of Rathenow (East Prussia). The case is made by Hensoldt of Wetzlar and is marked with the Weimar Army acceptance eagle. The lenses are almost as they left the factory and the resulting vision extremely sharp. There is a 1944 date on the steel snap of the case, together with a code 'crn'.

The condition of the calf leather case is superb, though there is what appears to be a synthetic lining to the case lid and the interior of the case itself. The leather strap of the case is missing.

These would probably have been used by tank or armoured assault gun crews, also possibly as artillery spotting devices, not to be confused with the ordinary 6 x 30 infantry field glasses.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Equipment : Third Reich : Army]

testimonials

Cutlass received today all in good order.

It is a fine addition to my collection.

Thank you for the fast and friendly service.

D L, UK, 17.03.2012

Found the item a little on the expensive side and a bit disappointed that you were unwilling to bend a bit on the price of the Officer's Tunic Eagle (half the fun of buying, after all, is the haggling), but impressed by the speed of delivery and the quality of the item. Was well worth it in the long run...

G F, UK, 30.08.2005

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