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Forum: Optics Forum 01-14-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Mikedenmark
I don´t see a problem either. ?? We are all...

I don´t see a problem either. ??

We are all handicapped by the bombing of the german military archives late in WWII.
That said, there is some material available here and there.

I hope we all...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-14-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By Mikedenmark
No hard fact, actually. The export idea sounds...

No hard fact, actually. The export idea sounds more reasonable. Given the serial number.
Forum: Optics Forum 01-14-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Mikedenmark
I have to check out mine, I do not think I have...

I have to check out mine, I do not think I have any without the issue number.

Not a unique item, it is still odd that they exist without the issue number.
If the serial numbers were high, maybe...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-13-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Mikedenmark
Marking looks a bit odd. And no issue number....

Marking looks a bit odd. And no issue number. Even so, not exactly cheap.
Last one I bought, 2 years ago, cost considerably less.

Then again. mine had the ordinary issue number.

This one just...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-13-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Mikedenmark
A rather expensive Voigtlander 6x42 navy binocular

https://www.ebay.de/itm/BINOCULARS-6x42-Voigtlaender-KAISERLICHE-MARINE-WW1-FERNGLAS-DIENSTGLAS-JUMELLES-/264550630142?hash=item3d987242fe%3Ag%3AZ9MAAOSw7wZd4XJr&nma=true&si=ceacI7vuaIi%252B8h119yocec...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-13-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By Mikedenmark
Then, perhaps, for export. ?? ( My error I did...

Then, perhaps, for export. ?? ( My error I did not check out the serial number.)

Portugal comes to mind. Only, 34000 are too many for that country.
When Portugal bought german arms in the...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-13-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By Mikedenmark
I tried to search for Josef Fafelc and Fafesc....

I tried to search for Josef Fafelc and Fafesc. But no hits.
It may be Falesc. Sounds more right, and there are hits on that name.
Nothing related to optics, though.


As for the binocular, I...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-11-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Mikedenmark
Like this one: ...

Like this one:
https://www.yoycart.com/Product/15377028139/
The world famous Mauser binocular.

Some years ago, old german arms manufacture names were used on a variety of modern good, often...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-11-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Mikedenmark
A lot of countries had trouble with a trade...

A lot of countries had trouble with a trade deficit towards Germany, mainly in industrial goods, and for long periods.
The attempts after WWII, successfull, or not, to transfer german technology...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-09-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Mikedenmark
It is not the first time this model has fetched...

It is not the first time this model has fetched high prices. After all, It is rare.
And this one looks nice.
Forum: Optics Forum 01-06-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Mikedenmark
I have never seen such a sewing on an original...

I have never seen such a sewing on an original strap. The way the sewing ends in a "gothic" dome shape is not consistent with normal german army leather items.
To me it looks definitely civilian....
Forum: Optics Forum 01-05-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 341
Posted By Mikedenmark
Just to clarify a point. I hold it very unlikely...

Just to clarify a point. I hold it very unlikely it was in fact for any werewolf organisation. It is a possibility, but apart from a couple of dusin individuals, to the best of my knowledge, no...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-04-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 341
Posted By Mikedenmark
It may be that this was some kind of "private"...

It may be that this was some kind of "private" production.
If the production after the was allocated to specified buyers, like the british, french, or american, army, then any serial number outside...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-03-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Mikedenmark
BIOS Report on the Leica production 1946. Detail on who bought the Leica in 1946

I found this report on the internet.
Made by the british in 1946.
Unfortunately, not much about the binoculars, ecpect that they did make binoculars. The brits were there to steal the Leica. The...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-02-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By Mikedenmark
Complete unrelated to the original topic. I...

Complete unrelated to the original topic.
I read the other day about russian admiral Zinovy Rozhestvensky commanding the russian baltic fleet that sailed to Japan in 1905. And subsequently lost the...
Forum: Optics Forum 01-01-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By Mikedenmark
All binoculars are trade off´s between different...

All binoculars are trade off´s between different requirements.
You might as well ask which car is the best.
Neither question has a correct answer.

Personally, I would prefer a Zeiss aluminium...
Forum: Optics Forum 12-31-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Mikedenmark
I also think it is a fake.... Camera is okay....

I also think it is a fake....
Camera is okay. Most likely an older Ikonta camera from Zeiss Ikon.

But I would like to see a clear photo of the eagle, before I will declare it a fake with 100%...
Forum: Optics Forum 12-29-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Mikedenmark
search for rundblickfernrohr for more info

search for rundblickfernrohr for more info
Forum: Optics Forum 12-29-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Mikedenmark
Sgt Bilko. Regarding the double marking with...

Sgt Bilko.
Regarding the double marking with the manufacturers full name, and the code. You have a point there. Not much secrecy in that. If a rework program was officially started, someone must...
Forum: Optics Forum 12-28-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By Mikedenmark
I just noticed how the panel with the engraved...

I just noticed how the panel with the engraved code and serial number looked faced off on the cxn model, and slightly larger than on the blc. As if it was grinded down a bit.
Forum: Optics Forum 12-27-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By Mikedenmark
Just guessing, but how about the cxn top plates...

Just guessing, but how about the cxn top plates were actually grinded down blc parts?
Not that I have any idea why that should be the case.

The blc top plates also comes in two versions, but...
Forum: Optics Forum 12-15-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Mikedenmark
The plate with the two openings for the two...

The plate with the two openings for the two libelle. Is that plate curved or flat?
I do wonder why I can see the wings of the eagle and the WaA at the bottom, but not the body of the eagle.
In...
Forum: Optics Forum 12-15-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Mikedenmark
https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ro&tl=en...

https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ro&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ior.ro%2F


still exist. In Bucarest, Romania.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I.O.R....
Forum: Optics Forum 12-13-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Mikedenmark
And there seems to be at least 3 variants. ? ...

And there seems to be at least 3 variants. ?
The one with two round rods, and 2 machined.
One solid, as seen in the manual, and now this one, machined, and slotted.

Pretty old guy to be a...
Forum: Optics Forum 12-10-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Mikedenmark
According to the printed manual you show, it is...

According to the printed manual you show, it is named: Kleines Spreizbares scherenfernrohrgestell.

or, in english: small spreadable panorama binocular mount/basis. My guess is, it means the legs...
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