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Article about: Found it yesterday at a flee market, but I can't figure out where it comes from. Thanks for any help.Not sure it is military! |<ris

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    Found it yesterday at a flee market, but I can't figure out where it comes from.
    Thanks for any help.Not sure it is military!
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    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
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    The Blc code identifies them as being made by Carl Zeiss and they are certainly wartime military binoculars. They were used on the U-boats and this particular type-although they are missing their rubber fittings-are apparently quite scarce and valuable as shown by the link for a pair here:
    U-Boat binoculars Zeiss BLC 7x50 wwII - army-store24
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    Thanks William!
    I appreciate.
    I couldn't find anything, tought it was French a one point, strange for a German item it as so little markings...
    cheers
    |<ris
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Hi Stuka,
    Yes certainly blc made kriegsmarine binoculars,they came in three types,early war then middle and then late,the blc denotes they were made by zeiss,the rarest ones are the ones by cxn or emil baushe they can fetch a lot of money seven in poor condition

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    Hey, thanks Flak bunker! One learns every day.
    I didn't kept the binocular, I prefered a spike helmet ....
    cheers
    |<ris
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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