Tue, 10th May 2016 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Courageous')

 
Lot 97
 

97

A PAIR OF 7 X 50 FIXED FOCUS KRIEGSMARINE...

A PAIR OF 7 X 50 FIXED FOCUS KRIEGSMARINE BINOCULARS BY CARL ZEISS, JENA, CIRCA 1943
stamped on the backplate with Kriegsmarine emblem, maker's mark numbered '2060321', and issue number 'N / Nr.14026', leather eye piece guard on elastic cord, leather neck strap, contained in original black leather counter-marked case embossed with with leather strap and sprung catch -- 8in. (20.5cm.) high

Provenance: Recovered by vendor's father-in-law from a battlefield near Monte Cassino, 1944.

Sold for £1,860
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Fine optics; good original and unrestored condition with modest wear commensurate with age.

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A PAIR OF 7 X 50 FIXED FOCUS KRIEGSMARINE BINOCULARS BY CARL ZEISS, JENA, CIRCA 1943
stamped on the backplate with Kriegsmarine emblem, maker's mark numbered '2060321', and issue number 'N / Nr.14026', leather eye piece guard on elastic cord, leather neck strap, contained in original black leather counter-marked case embossed with with leather strap and sprung catch -- 8in. (20.5cm.) high

Provenance: Recovered by vendor's father-in-law from a battlefield near Monte Cassino, 1944.