German 10×50 Binocular Periscope – Carl Zeiss c.1960s
German Periscope Binocular , Carl Zeiss.
This stunning periscope is made by the very best makers Carl Zeiss, optics manufacturer , circa 1960s. Stripped of its green military paint , it has been professionally polished. The optics and quality of image is as you would expect from Zeiss. These were designed for observational purposes with precision angled prismatic lenses.
Often fitted to Panzer tanks, the periscope also proved useful during the Cold War along the Berlin Wall.
The periscope, with polished steel and twin adjustable 1ins.eyepieces fitted with rubber cowls, has an optional grey filter and drop-down scale grid to the left hand eye. The periscope objective, fitted with an optional sun shade, can be manually adjusted from +60/-20 degrees from the horizontal.
Rotational adjustment by hand knob, with free-rotation lock. The upper body sits on a lower desk mount, with sight tube, spirit level and three adjustable feet. Mounted onto an oak surveyors tripod
Carl Zeiss logo on the periscope body.
68.5in 174cm height, set at low on the tripod.
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