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SF 09 artillery periscopes

Article about: G'day All I have this set of Zeiss artillery scopes. What has me puzzled is that the stand is 1914 British made and is a perfect fit to the scopes? was it bought from Germany and issued to t

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    Still fantastic to have a great set like these in your collection.
    Zeiss are probably the best manufacturers of optical devices in the world !

    Regards, Steve.

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    Still fantastic to have a great set like these in your collection.
    Zeiss are probably the best manufacturers of optical devices in the world !

    Regards, Steve.
    Thanks Steve
    Sorry for my late response, been a little lazy now a days
    Regards
    RenÚ

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    pic re post question still stands
    Regards
    RenÚ

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    This is a strange pairing, as the British were using Imperial Measurements and sizes at the time and Germany was on the metric system. Surprised they fit together.

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    I have seen mixed sets in use by the Finnish army where there brought both British and German and other armys items and were issued like this ,

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    I recently sold one like that in mint condition, cased as well.
    I can get you in contact with the German collector who has it now.
    And with a Australian guy, who knows a lot about german optics.
    cheers

    |<ris
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Cheers Kris, was the one you sold off the same?
    Regards
    RenÚ

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    Hey RenÚ,
    ........the color was the same! (lol!)
    Not realy my thing....
    Check it out at;
    Carl Zeiss Scherenfernrohr 10 x 5 mit Behńlter
    cheers
    |<ris
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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