These binoculars were used during the Balkan wars and in Iraq. This is a superb opportunity to own one of the most iconic military binocular models in history, with the added interest of it being made under licence from Carl Zeiss Jena in Bosnia. Rubber eyes are damaged(look the pictures). A fabulous example serial no. 8655058 of the scarce and much sought after Bosnian-made version of the famous Carl Zeiss Jena'Checkpoint Charlie' DF 7x40 military binocular.This model was made under licence from the Zeiss Jena company and is discussed on the website of the optics expert Dr Holger Merlitz. It is apparently still made in Bosnia. It is an extremely rugged binocular, produced to very high standards using outstanding glass and coatings (in my opinion using better and more up to date glass/coatings than the original Carl Zeiss Jena version). It produces very bright, sharp and colour-rich images. The special features of the binocular include the following.
Wide angle design (150 m at 1,000 m). High index prisms giving excellent brightness.
Elaborate rubber eyecups which long eye-relief, making them suitable to use with a gas mask. Very sturdy construction with extensive rubber armour.
Infra-red detector in the left eyepiece (this is activated by twisting a small button). See photos for further details, clarification, and condition. Like every system we sell. TESTED, and is GUARANTEED to work! Please note - all pictures are generic and for reference only.
Please check the images to see what you will get. If you like what you see, browse my Store to find more items you may love...If not we announced that the transit time, patiently waiting for. But some times it might take longer so please be patient. We will leave feedback once you have received the item and you are completely satisfied with. We are always willing to work things out, thank you! The item "VINTAGE ZRAK RD 7X40 MILITARY BINOCULAR (CARL ZEISS JENA LICENCE)" is in sale since Wednesday, June 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Binoculars & Telescopes\Binoculars & Monoculars". The seller is "novin-marja" and is located in Skopje. This item can be shipped worldwide. Magnification: 7x