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8 X 60 U-BOAT COMMANDERS GLASS
SKU: 3N



CARL ZEISS 8 X 60 U-BOAT COMMANDERS GLASS BINOCULARS 1938 - 40

A Rare Carl Zeiss 8 x 60 U-Boat Commanders Glass.  
It concerns binoculars from the start of 1940, the slim model, fitted with demoisturizing cartridges.
The German U-Boat binoculars were the best binoculars Zeiss has ever produced.  
The optical ability of these binoculars even after more than 70 years could be called excellent.  
The quality is still on a much higher level than most modern binoculars that are produced now.
These binoculars have also been fully coated, all lenses have blue coating.  
Optical parts: prisms, object-glass and focus mechanism have been cleaned and collimated in 2013.  
The optical part is excellent: nice clear image, sharp with a lot of contrast.
Of this type there are a few known different versions, sometimes with small differences.
Specification:  
Mechanic focusing  
Cast alloy body with textured black paint  
Serial numbers present BLC 2084735  
Porro 2 prism with blue coated lenses  
Weight 2450 Kg  
Height 270 mm approx  
Width 220 mm approx  
Field of view 9.1 degrees – 160mtr/1000mtr  
Objective diameter 60mm

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