ANTIQUE 1920 ULTRA RARE & TALLEST 138´´ ZEISS EXTENSIBLE PERISCOPE WithTRIPOD WOW
ONE OF A KIND. Ultra rare military artillery periscope. This is the rarest and tallest field periscope ever made by Carl Zeiss. Only periscope, excluding tripod and goniometer, has a height of 1.15 meters and it can be extended to an height of 1.86 meters (when extended). There are usual Carl Zeiss models as manual monocular periscopes (to be used with no tripods), the trench binoculares (called donkey hears) or the binocular periscope made during the cold war and used in the Berlin wall. But this one is really impossible to find and, with to doubts, the rarest artillery periscope made by Carl Zeiss. Only periscope, excluding tripod and goniometer, weight more or less 30 lbs. You can see extended tripod in the first picture. 10 X 40 lenses. This amazing apparatus has two handles to move it horizontally, and you can move it vertically turning same handles (as a motorcycle). It has two reels in handles with a strap to move mirror on top vertically (all working). So it is incredible practical and simple. It has It has been made during 1920 s´ (Nedinsco era) and it has the serial number 991. This impressive device has been made for the argentinian army (number 22). Periscope has been oiled and l. Enses, prisma and mirror are in perfect condition so this instrument is completely operative. It has a goniometer and tripod. It has been cleaned but not restored to. Preserve its original antique condition. So it shows signals of use and patina according its age (see detailed pictures). Tripod with extended legs and goniometer have an height of 1.68 meters so complete instrument can reach more than 3.5 meters!!! Tube diameter is 65 millimeters. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you for your visit. The item “ANTIQUE 1920 ULTRA RARE & TALLEST 138´´ ZEISS EXTENSIBLE PERISCOPE WithTRIPOD WOW” is in sale since Saturday, August 24, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “liancollect” and is located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: Netherlands