Carl ZEISS Jena JENOPTEM 10x50 W WideAngle BINOCULARS cased in VGC. Hover any image to see it full size. Carl ZEISS Jena JENOPTEM 10x50 W WideAngle BINOCULARS cased in very good condition. Here for sale is a nice example of the powerful birding/hunting binocular from Carl Zeiss. Ideal for bird watching, racing, sports, hunting, astronomy etc.Anywhere you need powerful steady imaging even in poor light. In its original red-velour-lined leather hard case and strap. Regarded as a true design classic - and functioning beautifully! 10x50 porroprism binocular made in Jena, Germany. Diameter of objective lens: 50mm. Top quality optical glass lenses. Coated glass - appears purple. Coated to prevent flair and increase contrast. Wide field of view to aid easy object location. Easy follow-focus movement on the focus wheel. Good (but not great) close focus performance to 21 feet / 7 meters for critical close-ups. Dioptre compensation in excess of +2 / 2 dioptres to adjust to your eyesight. Weight [binocular & lanyard]: 1037 g / 2 pounds & 5 ounces. Weight [binocular in case]: 1534 g / 3 pounds & 6 ounces.
This binocular is in very good condition with slight signs of normal use - a little lost paint here and there. Absolutely no dings, dents or scratches or any other signs of misuse. All the lettering and legends are intact and clearly readable.
Movement of the focus wheel is smooth and precise, as also is the dioptre adjustment. Optically the lenses and prisms are brilliantly clear, bright and unmarked.
Absolutely no signs of fungus, scratches, separation or de-silvering - just a couple of specks of dust inside. This binocular delivers crisp, bitingly sharp images with excellent contrast. Rendition of objects in 3-dimensions is superb. Colour reproduction is accurate and vivid.Alignment and collimation are exactly correct. This binocular comes with its leather lanyard and the red velour-lined leather slip case with strap. Overall a very presentable pair of binoculars. This binocular was manufactured during the late 1970s more than a decade before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Sadly, Carl Zeiss, Jena do not make them any more. So they are appreciating in value as their fine qualities become more widely known. The item "Carl ZEISS Jena JENOPTEM 10x50 W WideAngle BINOCULARS case in very good conditio" is in sale since Friday, February 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photography\Telescopes & Binoculars\Binoculars & Monoculars". The seller is "day-for-night" and is located in LONDON.
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