- This is a black metal instrument with black leather covering the barrels. The objective lenses are 50 mm diameter. The eyepieces focus separately. The eye end of the left prism housing is marked “7 x 50 / MARSEPT” and the right one is marked “E. LEITZ / WETZLAR / 476092.” There is a black leather case.
- Leitz made this model between 1932 and 1962. This example may have been used during World War II.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- prism binoculars
- Physical Description
- leather (overall material)
- overall: 9 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 in; 22.86 cm x 21.59 cm x 10.16 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Chief of Ordnance
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- Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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