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8 X 60 TALL BOY CARL ZEISS COMMANDER GLASS
SKU: 503



8 X 60 TALL BOY CARL ZEISS COMMANDER GLASS

A pair Zeiss Kriegsmarine 8x60 Binoculars, known amongst collectors, as “The Tall Ones”.
This is an early model from a small series of 200 pieces made in January 1941, on the right cover
plate an early naval / inventory number: 918.
The leather Benutzer cap is extremely rare, is completely correct, and comes from the same time
period, double stitched leather with manually applied instruction badges.
Later the Benutzer cap was replaced by Bakelite with the same inscription.
Serial number is between the objective lenses 2118222.
The detachable rubber protective rings on both objectives come from the same period.
The black Rauhlack exterior finish is completely intact.
These marine binoculars are equipped with dehumidification cartridges.
These binoculars are also provided with the well-known blue Zeiss lens coating.
A number of versions of this type are known, sometimes with small differences between them.
The binoculars are serviced and recollimated, the optics are clean and clear as they left the factory in 1941.
The binoculars is near mint condition, can be used very well on a daily basis, no damage to the optics or coating.
Specifications:
Mechanical focus adjustment
T. coating
Aluminum black body with rough Rauhlack structure
Serial number BLC 2118222
Porro prism 2 with blue coated lenses
Weight 2,400 kg
Height 27 cm
Width 22 cm
Field of view 9.1 ° - 160mtr / 1000mtr
Diameter objective lens 60mm
With leather carrying strap

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