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SKU: 518


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.

These binoculars have never been repainted and are completely original!
Stamped to the RHS shoulder, is “7×50/63573/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]
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 period leather neck sling.

ITEM : 518


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