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WW2 RAF & Paratroopers WD Marked Brass Galilean Construction Fixed Focus Model V.F. 2506, 2 ½ x 50 Magnification Binoculars & 1945 WD Marked Leather Case By JBB. Sn 11823:2 - 11823:2
A nice cased pair of Fixed Focus Royal Air Force & Army V.F. 2506 Binoculars (see page 148 of Rohan’s Book ‘A Guide To Handheld Military Binoculars’ & Page 28 of ‘Fernglaser’ by Seeger). These small 4 1/4" tall binoculars were used by the RAF for one handed use by aircrew and from 1944 by British Paratroopers. They are brass Galilean construction coated with black textured paint. They have Bakelite eye cups, excellent optics and lanyard bars. The frame of the binoculars have a War Dept arrow stamp, number ‘8872’ and model designation ‘V.F 2506’. They are contained in their original brown leather fitted case with hinged lid which has a single retaining strap with buckle & adjustable shoulder strap with buckle. The top of the lid is crisply impressed by the manufacturer ‘JBB' together ‘1945' date WD arrow and ‘Binocular 2 ½ x 50 10* Field Cat No V.F. 2506’. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 11823:2
£195.00

MINT, WW2 WD RAF Marked Airfield Control Tower MK IV, 5x Magnification Fixed Focus Airfield Tower/ Aircraft Spotting Binoculars With Rubber Eye Guard & Webbing Neck Strap. Sn 11823:1 - 11823:1
This is an original near mint pair of WW2 RAF issue Airfield/ spotting binoculars. They have excellent 5x magnification optics. The "B" marking on right shoulder indicates that the optics are "bloomed", i.e. coated, and the marking War Dept arrow with "6E/383" is a Royal Air Force stores code for this type of instrument (see page 150 of Rohan's book 'A Guide To Handheld Military Binoculars'). They are also marked 'MKIV' and serial number '6409' (all markings are illustrated). This is a fixed focus aircraft spotting binocular. MK IV binoculars were built by Ross London under a Royal Air Force contract. This pair has the correct alloy body with black textured paint and is complete with original webbing neck strap and correct rubber eye guard. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 11823:1
£175.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD MINT CASED WW2 Nazi German 7 X 50 Magnification Kriegsmarine Binoculars By Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar (beh), Kriegsmarine Marked Case. Sn 11869 - 11869
These are an original, near mint, cased pair of Nazi German, 7 X 50 Magnification, Kriegsmarine Binoculars. The Binoculars have a black textured finish, with adjustable Bakelite eyepieces. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars fitted with leather neck strap. All optics are good and function as they should. One shoulder of the binoculars is crisply marked '7 x 50 'Magnification) and bears the Nazi German War time manufacturer's code 'beh' which is Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar, highlighted in original yellow paint, together with serial number ‘463566’. The binoculars are fitted with rubber shoulder armour with hinged lens covers. The Binoculars are contained in their fitted sturdy black leather case with hinged lid. The lid has its original sprung fastener and the body has its original single stud fastener. Internally the case has 2 small leather press stud fastening pockets to hold additional lens covers. The case is fitted with shoulder strap. The front of the body is impressed with the Kriegsmarine Nazi Eagle with Swastika & letter ‘M’ (Marine). Price for this excellent near mint set of nicely marked Kriegsmarine Binoculars & Case includes UK delivery. Sn 11869
£0.00

WW1 1917 Ross London British Officer’s Private Purchase Military Brass Telescope With Lens Cover & Adjustable Wood & Brass Tripod. Sn 11494 - 11494
An excellent WW1 British Military telescope with tripod. It is complete with brass lens cap with retaining chain and its superb wood and brass tripod which has height adjustable 2 piece sliding legs with spike end caps. Each leg is secured by screw tightening brackets. The legs are also braced by a brass link chain. The tripod is adjustable from 10 ½” to 16 ½” height. The legs have a brass top mount with tubular fitting which fits a brass spike mount on the underside of the telescope. The telescope which can easily be lifted off the tripod for independent use is made of leather covered brass and is nicely stamped with the manufacturer's name ‘Ross London’ and 1917 date. The scope when open measures 16 ½” in length. All optics of the telescope are excellent and function as they should. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 11494
£395.00

British WD WW2 Era No.14 TPL MK 4 Brass Trench Periscope By R&J Beck Ltd With Screw Off Wood Handle. Sn 11351 - 11351
An excellent British WW2 Brass Trench Periscope. The scope itself measures 18 ¾” overall and has a screw off 10 ½” contoured wood handle with brass ferrule. It has an adjustable graduated eyepiece with Bakelite eye cup. All optics function as they should. The frame is crisply marked 'Periscope No.14 TPL MK 4 OS 1427 GA R&JB (Beck Ltd) 9844 ' together with WD arrow. The brass scope retains all of its original olive green paint. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 11351
£275.00

MINT, MATCHING, Transit Cased, Afghanistan War Russian NSPU Model 1PN34 Night Vision Image Intensifier Scope For Dragunov Sniper Rifles By The Tekhpribor Optics Manufacturing Plant Russia With Accessories & Manuals Russian & Rare English Version. Sn 7126 - 7126
A near mint transit cased unissued condition Russian NSPU (Night Small Arms Scope Unified also known as 1PN34) Night Vision image intensifier. The NSPU is a generation 1 image intensifier sight. As with all night vision optics without the power supply turned on you cannot view anything through the viewfinder, when the power is turned on light enters the front of the scope and enters into the intensifier tube where the light is amplified thousands of times, the amplified image of what the scope sees is fired down into the image convertor and this acts like a TV screen in principle as electrons strike a phosphor screen generating the image in the viewfinder. The battery is a wet cell that comprises of two wet 1.25v cells wired in series to up the voltage to 2.5v. This model of night vision sight made C1970’s-1980s was an issue item to Soviet troops when they were involved in Afghanistan. The NSPU sight is the earlier model to the 1PN58 and can be identified by the Russian Cyrillic writing of HCNY (NSPU). The Russian cyrillic markings in the middle of the control panel read Reticule brightness. The logo of the inverted triangle inside a triangle is the makers mark. This mark denotes that this sight was produced at the Tekhpribor optics manufacturing plant in Leningrad Russia. The control panel has serial number ‘0102’ with Russian script initials. The reticule brightness is adjustable by operation of a wheel on the control panel. The sight comes with many accessories including its original 3 cell storage box for spare batteries, wet cell batteries, 3 ballistic cams for different weapon types marked ‘AKM’ ‘CB’ and ‘Pnk’ in Russian text (The Dragunov cam is installed on the sight), spare rubber eye cup, belt hangers for canvas carry storage bag, lens filter for front of NSPU. The case also contains original Instruction Manuals In Russian text and a rare English Translated version of the manual. All are contained in their original steel transit case with securing clips and braces. The case has clasp fasteners and carry handle. The front of the case has the correct ‘HCNY’ Russian text stencilling together with number ‘0102’ with Russian script initials all which matched the sight’s serial number. Price for this complete Mint Dragunov Sniper Rifle Night Vision image intensifier with matching numbers transit case includes UK delivery. Sn 7126
£695.00

Cased, WW2 Nazi Cold Climate (Blue Triangle) Dienstglas (Service Glass), 7 X 50 Magnification, Infantry Officer's Binoculars By ‘bmk’ Srb & Stys, Fabrik praeziser Messinstrumente, Prag. Sn 10400:11 - 10400:11
An original pair of WW2 Nazi Dienstglas (Service Glass), 7 X 50 Magnification, Infantry Officer's Binoculars & case. The binoculars have undamaged adjustable Bakelite eyepieces with flip up lens covers. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars and they are fitted with original thin leather neck strap. All optics are good and function as they should. The right shoulder of the binoculars are crisply stamped 'Dienstglas 7x 50' and with serial number '152707'. It is also stamped with the code 'bmk' which is the Nazi wartime code for Srb & Stys, Fabrik praeziser Messinstrumente, Prag together with a blue triangle which indicates cold climate use (A blue triangle meant that they were constructed for cold climate, White for temperate climates and Green for hot climates). They are contained in their fitted sturdy black leather case with hinged lid. The lid of the case has its retaining strap and the body has its original single stud fastener. The case is fitted with leather shoulder strap. Price for these nicely marked Nazi Binoculars in their WW2 dated case, includes UK delivery. Sn 10400:11
£895.00

WW2 Nazi German, Winter/ Russian Front (Blue Cross) Dienstglas (Service Glass), 10 X 50 Magnification, German Infantry Officer's Binoculars By Carl Zeiss, Jena (rln) With WW2 1941 Case By ‘htg’ Duderstadt Plant, Westphalia. Sn 10400:10 - 10400:10
An original pair of WW2 Nazi German, Dienstglas (Service Glass), 10 X 50 Magnification, Infantry Officer's Binoculars & case. The binoculars have undamaged adjustable Bakelite eyepieces. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars and they are fitted with original thin leather neck strap and leather tab for attachment to Uniform. All optics are good and function as they should. The right shoulder of the binoculars are crisply stamped 'Dienstglas 10x 50' and with serial number '26994'. It is also stamped with the code 'rln' which is the one of the Nazi German War Time codes for Carl Zeiss, Jena, together with a blue ‘+’ which indicates that the lenses were treated to withstand temperatures down to -40° for cold climate use such as Winter or use on the Russian front. They are contained in their fitted sturdy black leather case with hinged lid. The lid of the case has its original sprung, armoured strap and the body has its original single stud fastener. The case is fitted with leather shoulder strap. The body of the case near to the rim is crisply waffenamt ‘WaA326’ and dated 1941 together with ‘htg’ which is the Nazi German War Time Code for Polte Armaturen Maschinenfabriken Duderstadt plant, Westphalia. Price for these nicely marked Nazi Binoculars in their WW2 dated case, includes UK delivery. Sn 10400:10
£895.00

WW2 Nazi German, Winter/ Russian Front (Blue Cross) Dienstglas (Service Glass), 7 X 50 Magnification, German Infantry Officer's Binoculars By Carl Zeiss, Jena (blc) With WW2 1944 Case. Sn 10400:9 - 10400:9
An original pair of WW2 Nazi German, Dienstglas (Service Glass), 7 X 50 Magnification, Infantry Officer's Binoculars & case. The binoculars have undamaged adjustable Bakelite eyepieces. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars and they are fitted with original thin leather neck strap and leather tab for attachment to Uniform. All optics are good and function as they should. The right shoulder of the binoculars are crisply stamped 'Dienstglas 7x 50' and with serial number '43999'. It is also stamped with the code 'blc' which is the Nazi wartime code for Carl Zeiss, Jena together with a blue ‘+’ which indicates that the lenses were treated to withstand temperatures down to -40° for cold climate use such as Winter or use on the Russian front. They are contained in their fitted sturdy black leather case with hinged lid. The lid of the case has its original sprung, armoured strap and the body has its original single stud fastener. The case is fitted with leather shoulder strap. The body of the case near to the rim is faintly Waffenamt, WW2 dated which appears to be '1944' together with 3 letters which are unreadable, no doubt a Nazi manufacturer mark. Price for these nicely marked Nazi Binoculars in their WW2 dated case, includes UK delivery. Sn 10400:9
£895.00

WW2 British No.5 MK 5, x7 Prismatic Anti Aircraft & Coastal Artillery Binoculars & Early WW2 1941 No.5 MK 1 Leather Case By Papworth Industries. Sn 11094 - 11094
These are an excellent original cased pair of British WW2 No.5 MK 5, x 7 Prismatic Binoculars. Introduced in 1943, these binoculars were issued to Anti Aircraft & Coastal Artillery Units (see page 151 of A Guide To Handheld Military Binoculars By Rohan). The binoculars measure 7" X 8" and have a black textured stipple finish, with adjustable eyepieces. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars. All optics are perfect and function as they should. The left shoulder of the binoculars is crisply stamped with type and model detail highlighted in original white paint. The right has graticule information and a small cartouche highlighted in original white paint. The shoulder screws are highlighted in original red paint and the frame has a WD arrow. They are contained in their fitted hard body brown leather case with hinged lid and single retaining strap with buckle. The case is fitted with 2 large rear belt loops, side tab strap loops, leather shoulder strap with brass buckle & leather carry handle. The top of the lid is impressed with manufacturer detail ‘Papworth Industries’ together with 'OS/997 and ‘Bino Prism No.5 Case MK 1' and '1941' date. The front of the case is stamped with WD arrow. The case is undamaged with all stitching intact. Price for this nicely marked pair of WW2 binoculars & case includes UK delivery. Sn 11094
£245.00
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