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pre-WW2 Polish Army Binoculars Kolberg Warsaw 1929

£294.99

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Description

A Polish Army issued pre-World War Two binoculars. Made by Henryk Kolberg & Company in Warsaw in 1929. 

 The binoculars are marked “WP” which stands for Wojsko Polskie (Polish Army) and the Polish state eagle. Also the type (6×30 magnification), serial number (21595) and the maker “H.Kolberg i ska, Warszawa”. The serial number indicates that the binoculars were made sometime in 1929.

 The body of the binoculars are in used condition, the vulcanite plastic imitation leather has several three missing pieces. The bakelite eyelids have some damage, one has been glued,.

 The vision through the left eye piece tube is clear. The right eye piece tube has a reticule, the vision is clear. 

 Original issued leather straps. The production of the straps is attributed to A.Chojnacki of Warsaw. 

 Rare binoculars as used by the Polish Army in the Defence War in September and October of 1939.

More information about the Polish binoculars can be found in the piece written by Anna Vacani:

http://binoculars-cinecollectors.com/History_of_H.pdf