CARL ZEISS U-BOAT BINOCULARS 7X50
Offered for Sale this excellent Pair of 7×50 U-Boat Binoculars, as exclusively carried in the German U-Boat fleet of the 2nd WW.
These were manufactured from 1941 – 1945.
The majority, as is this example, were made by Carl Zeiss [blc], but a few were also made by Emil Busch [ cxn].
This Third model was made from 1943 – 1945, and identified by the partial rubber armor, and
the presence of tilting rubber eye caps, to a larger eye lens.
These binoculars were made with a waterproof cast aluminum housing.
In order to ensure complete waterproof capabilities, the eye lenses were fixed focus, preferably to the eye of the user.
Made in a special olive green rough coating, these binoculars have never been repainted and are completely original!
Stamped to the RHS shoulder, is “7×50/40281/blc”.
Desiccant Cartridges are incorporated within the housing.
The optics are excellent clear, with a superb unblemished image.
Had recently full service, a beautiful neat and clean instrument.
The objective diameter 1.97 inches [50mm], and lenses are blue coated.
This is one of the better examples of this hard to find iconic German U-Boat Binoculars, in o/a very good condition.
Note that all of the Rubber Armor is in excellent condition, with no perishing or obvious splits, and not repainted!
Comes with a leather neck sling and service receipt.