Pre-1864 (Post 1864 has serial numbers), 55 mm (2.5 inch) lenses (est. 30X), made by A Bardou for the Union Army at the time. Has blackened brass, 9 inches fully extended. Optics are clear and work perfectly with handling wear. Has leather case with out cover.
Equipment & Optics
Marked "bmj" (hensoldt & Sohne Werke A-G Welzlar) in desirable higher power (10x50) and finished in DAK dunkelgelb (tan) color. Serial number 1217. Optics are clear, and diopter adjustments operate smoothly. Overall, very good condition.
This compass is marked "Keuffel & Esser Co./ New York/ Eng. Dept. USA" The metal case and glass is in very good condition. Compass measures 3" in diameter. Comes in a Prismatic Compass M1918 leather case.
WWI European Hand-Held Brass Trench Periscope is 23.25" long, marked "B.26".
U.S. Army WWII M6 Periscope used on M4 Sherman and M3 Stuart tanks. In good condition.
Boresight telescope made by Farrand Optical Co., Inc., dated 1943. Optics are clear. The U.S. Navy used these boresights to zero alignment for smaller guns, such as the 20mm anti-aircraft gun.
Vintage WWII Navy flashlight. Light is marked " 9-S- 5293-L TYPE K-10A". Lens has scratches, otherwise in good overall condition.
This instrument was used to determine the distance to an enemy warship. Has U.S. Navy BU. Ships serial number "14168-1943". Manufactured by Schick Inc. in Stanford, CN.
Atcolux 7x50mm binoculars with leather case and leather neck strap. In very good condition.
Carl Zeiss 8X24 binoculars in good condition with leather case.
WWII U.S. Navy 7x50 binoculars, Square D brand. Has "Bu. Aero U.S. Navy/ Mark 21/ F.S.S.C 88-8-320". on left-side. Comes with intact leather case. In very good condition.
Early 20th Century U.S. Navy Quartermaster spyglass at 12.5 power magnification. Serial number 1864. Leather wrapping in good condition.
Model of 1887 with brass plate fixed to mouth. Leather is marked Rock Island Arsenal. Leather strap has a tear, otherwise good overall condition.
German Bremen 8x30 Featherweight binoculars. Optics are clear. Has some handling wear on end of scope optics. Diopter rotates and works. Comes with leather case, missing top. In good condition.
WWII K98 grenade launcher set. Comes with spanner, sight, dummy grenade (post war production dummy), and leather carry case. Hard to find.
WWII Japanese JES 4x10 binoculars in original Case. Body retains approximately 98% original finish. Optics function correctly, slightly cloudy. Has leather strap intact and present. Comes with original case, straps missing. In very good condition.
WWII Carl Zeiss Jena Dienstglas (Service Glass) 6x30 binoculars. Optics function correctly and are clear and sharp. Leather strap is intact and present. Serial number is 2025791 and marked H/6400. Comes with a Hensoldt Wetzlar case with an “I” stamped on top. Strap on case is missing half. In very good condition.