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Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case

Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case
Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case
Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case
Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case
Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case
Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case
Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case

Kriegsmarine U-Boat Type Binoculars | 7 x 50 | 1942 Marked Case

U-Boat Commander's Binoculars !

Manufactured by the famous German firm of Leitz

 

Although it is impossible to prove the binoculars belonged to a U-Boat Commander, it is well known that this style of Kriegsmarine long-barrel 7 x 50 binoculars are typical of the those carried by U-Boat Commanders. A point not missed in the publication by Dr.Stephen Rohan.

The binoculars of standard Kriegsmarine design, with polished black and rough grained finish. The binoculars marked to the left-side, 7 x 50 beh 351597 (T) KF, and to the right-side engraved with the eagle/swastika 'M', serial number 26616 along with the 'N' designation. The binoculars complete with their original black leather neck strap.  The binoculars complete with ther original Kriegsmarine issue black leather service case. The case fitted out inside to take the binoculars. The exterior of the case stamped with the eagle / swastika and 'M', along with the date stamp for '1942'. The case complete with its original black leather strap.

Condition report: The binoculars in clean condition with most original black finish remaining. Optics clean and clear. All markings clear, and free from any major damage. The white paint infill free from adverse damage. In particular, the eagle/swastika remains perfect, free from any attempts to remove it. The leather strap remaining supple. The case in clean condition free from any adverse wear, or marks. The spring loaded leather fastener intact and remaining supple (often broken). The full leather carry strap present and supple. The additional lenses no longer present.

Notes: The 'beh' designation is the code for the company, Leitz Wetzlar. The '(T)' is the code for coated optics. 'KF' is the abbreviation for 'Kälte Fett' (Cold Resistant). Such binoculars had been tested for temperatures down to -20%.

Price:

£ 1,750.00

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