Tue, 10th May 2016 12:00

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

 
  Lot 96
 

96

A FINE PAIR OF 7 x 50 FIXED FOCUS KRIEGSMARINE...

A FINE PAIR OF 7 x 50 FIXED FOCUS KRIEGSMARINE U-BOAT OFFICER'S BINOCULARS by Ernst Leitz, Wetzer, CIRCA 1940
stamped on the back plate with Kreigsmarine and maker's code beh and numbered '26482', compete with Bakelite eyepiece cover, leather strap and original embossed leather case of issue with filter pockets inside lid containing filters -- cased size 12in. (30.5cm.) high

Provenance: Major H.A. Green, Indian Army attached to the 14th Army, WWII, believed taken from a captured U-Boat around South-East Asia and thence by descent.

Sold for £3,224
Estimated at £1,500 - £2,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Fine original condition throughout.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
A FINE PAIR OF 7 x 50 FIXED FOCUS KRIEGSMARINE U-BOAT OFFICER'S BINOCULARS by Ernst Leitz, Wetzer, CIRCA 1940
stamped on the back plate with Kreigsmarine and maker's code beh and numbered '26482', compete with Bakelite eyepiece cover, leather strap and original embossed leather case of issue with filter pockets inside lid containing filters -- cased size 12in. (30.5cm.) high

Provenance: Major H.A. Green, Indian Army attached to the 14th Army, WWII, believed taken from a captured U-Boat around South-East Asia and thence by descent.