Collecting Military Binoculars

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6 x Entfernungsmesser 1M- R36  ( FWQ) 1942

 

 

No: 21173

 This is a German stereoscopic rangefinder ( lenght 1 meter or 39.37 inch )

Range: 500 to 10.000 meters

Weight: 7 kg

These range finders were often used by anti-aircraft units, but also by the Artillery.

This one was made by FWQ, what stands for Saalfelder Apparatebau GmbH, Saalfeld

The rubber eye cup is marked "CXN" = Emil Busch AG Rathenow

It can be used as a binocular, but also as a rangefinder