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Transit Cased, Soviet-Afghan War Era 1977 Russian AON-1 Prismatic Tank / Armoured Vehicle Gun Sight With Accessories. Sn 17709 - 17709
This is an original Soviet gun sight for Tanks & armoured vehicles. The sight retains all of its original paint. It has the correct graduated dials. The body has identification markings ‘AON-1’ above 021-77 (1977 date). It has its original handles and eye cup. The sight measures 10” width x 12 ½” height. The sight comes with its original steel transit case which retains its original finish and has matching stencilled markings. The case with hinged lid, clasp fasteners and carry handle has compartments to fit its accessories which consist of replacement lens housings, rubber fittings and grommets, cleaning cloths and illustrated instruction pamphlets all in Russian text. The case measures 14 ¾” x 9 ½” x 12” and including its contents weighs 12.5Kg. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17709
£295.00

WW1 / WW2 Era Cased, WW2 German Army Voigtlaender (Sohn AG, Braunschweig) 6 X 30 Magnification Dienstglas Service Binoculars With Neck Strap. Sn 17770 - 17770
These are an original cased pair of Nazi German Army, 6 X 30 Magnification, Binoculars. The Binoculars have a black textured finish, with adjustable eyepieces. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars and are fitted with original leather neck strap. All optics are excellent and function as they should. One shoulder of the binoculars is marked ‘Dienstglas 6 x 30, 46586 & ‘H/6400’. The other is marked by the manufacturer ‘Voigtlaender’ ( u. Sohn AG, Braunschweig). The Binoculars are contained in their fitted sturdy leather case with hinged lid, clasp fastener and hanging bars fitted with shoulder strap. The case has period applied field green camouflage paint. The price for this excellent set of nicely marked binoculars includes UK delivery. Sn 17770
£225.00

Cased, WW1 Era Imperial German Army Officer’s, Fernglas ’08, 6 X 39 Magnification, Binoculars By Karl Zeiss, Jena. Sn 17701 - 17701
These are an original cased pair of WW1 era German, Fernglas 6 X 39 Magnification Infantry Officer's Binoculars (see page 20 of Military Binoculars & Telescopes For Land Air & Sea Service by Seeger). The binoculars have a field green finish with adjustable eyepieces. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars. All optics are excellent & function as they should. The binoculars are stamped 'Fernglas 08', together with the manufacturer's Karl Zeiss, Jena cartouche and number ‘5435’ (illustrated). The binoculars are contained in their fitted sturdy leather case with hinged lid. The lid of the case is secured by leather tabs and eyelets which fasten to brass studs. The case has belt loops. The inside of the case has original paper instructions in German text. The rim of the case has matching Karl Zeiss Jena cartouche. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17701
£275.00

**WW2 Captured In North Africa** Nazi D.A.K. (German Africa Corps) Wehrmacht Rundblickfehrnrohr 36, Rbl.F. 36 Optical Gun Sight / Prism Tank /Gun Sight Used PaK Anti Tank Guns & Panzer Tank Guns By bmj (Hensoldt). Sn 17722 - 17722
This is an original Rbl.F36 optical sight for Artillery Guns & Tanks most likely captured during the WW2 North Africa campaign. These sights were used on the following: PaK 36, 38, 40 Also In Pz.Kfw. 38(t) Pz.Kfw. I, Pz.Kfw. II, StuG IV, JadgPz. IV & Panzerjagr Tiger (p) (Elefant). The steel sight retains all of its original DAK sand coloured paint. It has the correct graduated dials. The optics work perfectly and have the correct graduated reticule. The body has identification markings ‘Rbl.F36’, number ‘570905’ and Nazi manufacturer code ‘bmj’ which is Hensoldt u. Soehne, Mechanisch-Optische Werke AG, Wetzlar. It also has a blue ‘+’ mark (seal or lubrication designation). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17722
£475.00

WW2, Armoured, U-Boat Turret, 'U-Bootglas' 7x 50 Binoculars By Carl Zeiss, Jena (blc). OPT 817 - OPT 817
In early 1943 the Nazi German Command, introduced the 'U-Bootglas' 7x 50, Armoured, U-Boat Turret, Binoculars (see pages 377/8 of Military Binoculars & Telescopes By Seeger). These Binoculars are a nice original example. The Binocular's armoured body has black finish and lanyard bars. The lenses are protected by heavy duty rubber shrouds and eye cups which are fixed in place. The right shoulder under the rubber shroud is crisply stamped by the lens manufacturer’s Nazi German Wartime code 'blc' which is Carl Zeiss, Jena, together with 7x50 (magnification) & Number '68368'. These binoculars were originally issued without carry cases and in transportation crates of 10 for use by U-Boat crews. The optics of this instrument are perfect. The price for this sought after piece of U-Boat history includes UK delivery. OPT 817
£1,450.00

**BRAND NEW BOXED**German Minox BF 10x 25 BR Waterproof Binoculars With Neck Strap, Carry Case, Cleaning Cloth & Illustrated Instruction Pamphlets. Sn 17566 - 17566
Not something we normally sell, but we have recently taken delivery of a consignment of these superb precision made German binoculars ideal for field, sports and home use. The BF series complements the Minox range of binoculars with many proven design features and offers best quality Minox optics. The multi-coated lens system minimizes reflections and guarantees neutral colour rendition. Phase corrected coatings on the roof prisms create an image with excellent details and high contrast - even in low light conditions. Due to the low weight and compact design, the BF binoculars fit nicely in the hand. The internal optical systems and precision mechanics are protected by a rugged aluminium body and an innovative sealing technology to further protect against dust and water, withstanding a pressure of 0.3 bar or down to a depth of 3 metres. The binoculars have rotating eye cups (these allow comfort and best field of view for both users wearing glasses (closed position) and without glasses (open position). The binoculars measure (Height x Width x Depth) 109 x 98 x 39 mm. Each box contains a padded fabric Minox labelled carry case with flap cover, plastic snap fastener and rear belt loop, a Minox labelled adjustable neck strap, a cleaning cloth and illustrated instruction pamphlet. The price is for one pair of boxed binoculars with their accessories. Sn 17566
£145.00

WW2 Nazi German Sand Camo Tropical Climate Deutsches Afrika Korps (DAK) 6 X 30 Magnification Dienstglas (Service Glass) Binoculars By 'ddx' Voigtlaender u. Sohn AG, Braunschweig. OPT 816 - OPT 816
An original pair of WW2 Nazi German, 6 X 30 Magnification, DAK infantry Officer's Binoculars. The binoculars have a Sand/ Tan Camouflage paint for desert / Afrika Korps use. These binoculars have their original adjustable Bakelite eyepieces. They are 4 1/2" length & the body of the binoculars have lanyard bars. All optics function as they should. The binoculars are crisply stamped 'Dienstglass 6x 30', with serial number '326496' together with 'ddx' which is the Nazi wartime code for Voigtlaender u. Sohn AG, Braunschweig and triangle which indicates Tropical Climate use. The price for this excellent set of nicely marked Nazi DAK Binoculars includes UK delivery. OPT 816
£325.00

1951 Dated Belgian Military A.B.L. Telescop- Scherpsch (Telescope For Sharpshooter), 3.6x Magnification Sniper Telescopic Sight By O.I.P (Optique et Instruments de Précision Gand) For Model 1949 FN FAL SLRs With Rail Mount. Sn 17641:1 - 17641:1
The Fabrique Nationale Model 1949 (often referred to as the FN-49 or SAFN) is a semi-automatic rifle designed by Dieudonné Saive and manufactured by Fabrique Nationale. It was used by the militaries of Argentina, Belgium, the Belgian Congo, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Luxembourg, and Venezuela. It was well regarded for its high build quality and reliability in comparison to the rifles of the time. The Belgians designated the rifle as the ABL SAFN-49, ABL is an acronym for the Belgian Army in both French and Dutch; "AB" for the French "Armée Belge" and "BL" for the Dutch "Belgisch Leger".The rifles were in service between 1949 & 1988 seeing service in the Korean war, Suez Crisis, Congo crisis, Dominican Civil War & The Falklands War. This is an original Belgian Military 1951 Dated A.B.L. Telescopic Sniper Sight For FN FAL SLRs by "O.I.P Gand" (Optique et Instruments de Précision – Gand ‘Belgian city of Ghent’). The Optics of the sight are excellent with military reticule. The rubber sight cup is in excellent condition. The scope is crisply stamped with French/Belgian text “Tir EL Telescop- Scherpsch" (Telescope for sharpshooter), serial number 722, O.I.P Gand manufacturer's cartouche and '1951' date highlighted in original white paint (illustrated). The scope is complete with its top rail mount. The price for this scope ready to convert an FN FAL SLR into a sniper rifle includes UK delivery. Sn 17641:1
£695.00

SOLD SOLD (LAY-AWAY 07/08) WW2, Armoured, U-Boat Turret, 'U-Bootglas' 7x 50 Binoculars By Carl Zeiss, Jena (blc). Sn 17560 - 17560
In early 1943 the Nazi German Command, introduced the 'U-Bootglas' 7x 50, Armoured, U-Boat Turret, Binoculars ( see pages 377/8 of Military Binoculars & Telescopes By Seeger). These Binoculars are an excellent original example. The Binocular's armoured body retains most of its original correct light green finish and has neck strap bars. The lenses are protected by heavy duty rubber shrouds in excellent condition. The right shoulder under the rubber shroud is crisply stamped by the lens manufacturer’s Nazi German Wartime code 'blc' which is Carl Zeiss, Jena, together with 7x50 (magnification) & Number '55819'. These binoculars were originally issued without carry cases and in transportation crates of 10 for use by U-Boat crews. The optics of this instrument are perfect. The price for this sought after piece of U-Boat history includes UK delivery. Sn 17560
£0.00

Cased, WW1 1918 British WD Officer's Verner's Pattern MK VIII Military Marching Compass By ‘T.Cooke & Sons Ltd London & New York’ & Period Brown Leather Case By Optician Houtchison Edinburgh Scotland With Wrist Strap. OPT 815 - OPT 815
Colonel William Willoughby Cole Verner was born in 1852 and commissioned into The Rifle Brigade in 1874, retiring in 1904. He served on the staff in the Egyptian campaign of 1884-85 and during the Boer War. He died in 1922. During his career Verner patented several marching Compass designs. Whilst the basic prismatic compass design has its origins in Schmalcalder's patent of 1812 (Patent No 3545), Verner's Pattern is a significant development. Verner's Patents were all pocket compasses. Model numbers were issued to his compasses starting with a Verner's Pattern V with developments through to the VII, VIII and the IX of WW2. Verner's Pattern compasses are both incredibly popular with collectors as well being a compass that can still be practically and easily used today. The most common models are the Verner's Pattern VII and Verner's Pattern VIII which were mainly used during WW1. Their basic construction is a prismatic dry card compass with a both a momentary bearing lock and transit lock. This is an excellent original example of the MK VIII. It is fully functioning. It has a brass case and is mounted with lanyard ring. The glass face and numbered brass outer ring are perfectly intact. The lid is stamped 'Verner's Pattern VIII'. The rear of the case is stamped with WD arrow between A-E and by the manufacturer ‘T.Cooke & Sons Ltd London & New York’ together with '1918' date and 'no.64935'. It is complete with brown leather case with hinged top and buckle fastener. The case is lined in maroon felt. The inside of the case lid has a nice original label ‘Optician G. Houtchison 18 Forrest Rd Edinburgh’. The case has its original leather wrist strap with buckle. All leather and stitching of the case are clean & intact. The price includes UK delivery. OPT 815
£225.00
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