Original WWII German Navy wide-angle wartime binoculars in the desirable 10 x 50 power. Overall good condition, with NO dents or corrosion to cases.
Clean optics, with clear line-of-sight and good collimation. Both black Bakelit eyepieces are in good condition with no chips or cracks.They were one of the premier manufacturers of combat optics during WWII. Standard Kriegsmarine Marinegrau gray finish over Dunkelgelb base, typical of optics late in the war. These KM binoculars surely saw wartime use. In addition, its wartime rubber guard for the eyepieces is still present, along with its original black-leather neck strap. Great original set of WWII German Navy optics from a family Estate of a former naval aviator in Piedmont, CA.
He was stationed at Alameda NAS from 1942 thru 1947, before leaving the Navy. Given the tremendous amount of U. S wartime shipbuilding and submarine activity at the Bay area shipyards, these Kriegsmarine binoculars were likely confiscated at some point from a detained vessel off the coast of California, likely interned at Alameda NAS or Mare Island submarine pen nearby. I conduct business like business.The item "WWII GERMAN KRIEGSMARINE 1944 10X50 UBOAT BATTLESHIP BINOCULARS RARE RLN CODE" is in sale since Thursday, November 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Personal, Field Gear".collectables1967" and is located in Tacoma, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.