An excellent example of this scarce pattern. These compact binoculars were introduced during WWII for issue to Airborne troops. This set bears the correct stores reference on the forward bridge 6E/338 for R.A.F Issue with broad arrow stamp. The optics are clear and there is no damage to the Bakelite body covering.One eye piece slightly shortened during its working life. Complete with strap and original leather case which is also stores ref 6E/338 marked . A set is shown being worn by Major General Browning on page 203 of Davis. "British Army Uniforms & Insignia of WWII ".
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