GERMAN WWI 1908 PATTERN BINOCULARS.
Known as the Fernglas 08, standard issue officers and nco’s binoculars of WWI. Excellent optics with the body having at least 70% of its original field grey green finish remaining with its composition eyepieces marked ‘Fernglas 08’, complete with manufactures markings. The binoculars are in their original carrying case, which has the instructions for the use of the binoculars fitted to the upper inner lid. One rectangular belt attachment on the reverse side with two belt loops in leather, both marked ‘Emil Busch Rathenow’ with the case of compressed paper, of the two side closing tabs for the lid one is completely missing other half present but broken.