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Hi Rodolfo, your're completely right, I had to be precise....(The morning coffee has not done its job yet) ::)

I start a new attempt, are French binoculars with WaA stamps known? :)
Other countries / Re: Bulgarian Warsaw Pact Binoculars
« Last post by Winfried Tuerk on Today at 09:21:18 AM »
Here one can see a further reworked Dienstglas with the '20-stamp'. Originally, it was a bmk (SRB & STYS) Dienstglas (serial number seems to be OK). I wonder, if the right prism plate was only a little facelifted? The letters and digits seem to be new highlighted. The O cold greace mark is white not blue as probably originally when applied.

Seller says there is no coating on prisms and lenses. Maybe the pair's facelift represents an early stage of reworking?
Hi Niall, maybe you're right, but did you ever see a binoculars with WaA stamps...

Do you mean only French binoculars Winfried ? or all brand.

Some Dienstglas 6x30 had the WaA.
Hi Niall, maybe you're right, but did you ever see a binoculars with WaA stamps... ;)
Krauss / Re: E. Krauss 15x, 23x, 30x 75 Turret Monocular
« Last post by Uli Zeun on February 15, 2019, 07:56:08 PM »
For the WWI US Handbook see ...
Great Britain / Re: Avimo G389.
« Last post by Niall McLaren on February 15, 2019, 05:41:08 PM »
Thanks James - very interesting! ;)

Great Britain / Re: Avimo G389.
« Last post by James Stewart on February 15, 2019, 02:19:45 PM »
12 volt power supply.
Great Britain / Avimo G389.
« Last post by James Stewart on February 15, 2019, 02:10:34 PM »
I know some folks will have seen and perhaps used this binocular in the past.
A few days ago via the "wonders of facebook," I came across a retired Royal Navy Gunnery Petty Officer remembered using this binocular and gave me some insight into it.
He is a very highly skilled model maker as can be seen from the photos.
His notes are seen below.

" G 389's as well as Sea Cat Directors Binos was also used for Las(Lookout Aiming Sights) and DAS(Digital Aiming Sights) Sights on T42's and Ped on T 21 and T22 and I think T23's still have them as Emergency Indications to the System for 4-5 Mk 8.

 Yes I have used them on a couple of Type 42's where they have an electrical plug that goes into the Las/Das to allow power for the 3 differing Filters that are inside the Lenses and the Lenses have a Graticule inside to show when Firing the Gun in Secondary Surface and in Emergency Mode I shall find a Picture for you.

This is a Model I have made but it shows what a DAS Sight with G389's looks like, it provides Bearing and Elevation (Angle of Sight) Data to the Gun via a computer - Full name for this system is SSVDT (Sight Stabilised Visual Data Transmission).

 Where the 3 sided shape is, just above the last Life-raft is the Positioning of a Las and there is another same position on the Port Side.

The Las/Das sights were designed in the Lateish 60's, and were a very versatile unit and easy to operate it also allowed the Operator to have a Heated Suit for use in very Cold Climates and when wet the 12 Supply in the suit used to give you mini electric shocks as the suits were NOT WATERPROOF !!!! Typical RN cutting back on costs !! Ha-Ha. Originally when the CVA Carrier class in the 60's the Type 82, Bristol was the First to have this system but they (Labour Gov'mt) Cancelled the Carrier and only 1 x Type 82 Destroyer The "Bristol" was built then the Type 42's came on stream.

 The type G389/1 (large pair) with internal heaters and filters and the smaller G386/1 were the last binoculars designed by Avimo before the company was swallowed up by Thales and were used by various Navies"

Attached some photos from the Falklands war of 1982 and some diagrams.

Huet / Re: Huet Trinotix 8x30 MG seized by Germans with WaA24 stamp
« Last post by Niall McLaren on February 14, 2019, 11:59:27 PM »
If you're correct and the stamp is original, the binoculars don't originally belong in the case as it would be pointless to proof a case but not the binocular it contains. ;)
Huet / Re: Huet Trinotix 8x30 MG seized by Germans with WaA24 stamp
« Last post by Winfried Tuerk on February 14, 2019, 10:41:59 PM »
Hi mates,
Indeed, my first guess was, that the stamps were recently made with the f....fake new WaA punches you can get for cheap in the Internet. Both of the stamps look really clear-cut. However, even the case and the Trinotix inside look very unused.

The comparable stamp on case and strap of the Wortpoint-Huet 7x50 as well as the record in the new WaA-overview led me to the assumption, that the stamp is maybe orginal.

I don't know it and I do not want to annoying anybody, it's only my two Cent opinion... ;)
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