According to our research, the rln m anufacturer designation is a late WWII war time code for Carl Ziess Jena manufacturing plant. According to our research, based on the serial number, these binoculars were manufactured in 1944 or 1945.Our research regarding the U markings located at the bottom side of the binoculars, at. The eyepiece-side interpupillary distance adjustment.
Arms, near center hinge, did not produce meaningful results (refer to the second to last, closeup image). According to our research, rln binoculars with a serial number over 85000, have coating on the lenses and gray coating on the body, as is the case with these binoculars.
This is a genuine quality item in rare, excellent antique condition, as seen in images. All adjustment functions work smoothly and properly. In rare, excellent condition, with.Only minor signs of age, mostly noticeable at. Lenses in excellent condition, with only a few minor, small dark'specks' appearing in view and what appears to be minor misting at right objective lens, close to the. These imperfections do not seem to affect the view when using the binoculars. These imperfections can be observed when looking into the binoculars in reverse, at a small object located on a white sheet of paper placed under the bright light. HARD CASE : in rare, excellent condition, with only minor signs of age, such as minor discolorations located mostly at the bottom, and minor indentations; case closure works perfectly. STRAPS and FLAP : in pristine condition. Please note that all images were taken using no flash. Please take into account the fact that hi-res photography tends to exaggerate minor imperfections. Military Makers Code (as stamped): rln.
M agnification Factor, Objective Lens Diameter (as stamped): 10x50 Construction (as stamped): DIENSTGLAS (shatter-proof or'armored' glass). Serial Number (as stamped): 99716. C old Weather Proofed (+) Gray Coated Body. Original Leather Neck Strap with Leather Eyepiece Cover. Original Leather Security Flap (secures binoculars worn on neck strap to a uniform button at waist).Original Hard Case with Removable Carrying Strap (leather). Year of Manufacture based on serial number. : W 8" x H 6 7/8" x D 2 1/2. W 8 3/4" x H 7 7/8" x D 3 1/2. Weight (binoculars only): 2 lbs. Weight (case only): 1 lbs. Weight (binoculars in case): 3 lbs.
While we make every effort to capture the actual color of each item in hi-res images provided in our listings, the capabilities and settings of different computer and mobile device screens may affect the way color is displayed. We will also be happy to provide additional images and measurements. This item comes from a temperature and humidity controlled, smoke-free, fragrance-free, pet-free, and commercial household chemical-free environment. Item must be in its original condition ; original hard case with strap, neck strap and security flap must be included.The item "CARL ZEISS JENA DIENSTGLAS 10x50 99716 rln WWII GERMAN BINOCULARS, IN ORIG. CASE" is in sale since Wednesday, June 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Binoculars & Telescopes\Binoculars & Monoculars". The seller is "neapolitanfashion" and is located in Naples, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Panama, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Uruguay.