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0335110 Zeiss DF 10x

Started by Alex Lipton, July 11, 2019, 02:01:43 am

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Alex Lipton

July 11, 2019, 02:01:43 am Last Edit: July 12, 2019, 10:44:40 am by Rodolfo Peirano
All:

A very interesting specimen, CZJ DF 10x.

As you can see in the Blue Book, the entire series of 200 is designated at DF 12x, but this is clearly not the case.

In Figure 1705, which shows #335118, if one looks VERY CLOSELY, one can see that 0 is changed into 2.

Best,

Alex

Martin Soerensen

July 11, 2019, 12:59:11 pm #1 Last Edit: July 12, 2019, 10:44:53 am by Rodolfo Peirano
Nice one Alex, in which part of the world did you find it?
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Alex Lipton

July 11, 2019, 06:11:31 pm #2 Last Edit: July 12, 2019, 10:45:06 am by Rodolfo Peirano
Thanks Martin  ;D

Right here in good old USA!

Alex

Niall McLaren

July 11, 2019, 09:20:51 pm #3 Last Edit: July 12, 2019, 10:45:23 am by Rodolfo Peirano
Well done - the Land of Opportunity indeed! ;)
"A little bit of something beats a whole lot of nothing." - Little Richard

Alex Lipton

July 11, 2019, 09:25:50 pm #4 Last Edit: July 12, 2019, 10:45:34 am by Rodolfo Peirano
Yes, this is where the binos are :-)

Peter De Laet

Quite a spectacular find Alex, congratulations! How is it optically if I may ask? Seems we all need to move to the US 😅
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Alex Lipton

Hi Peter,

Of course :-)

Optically it is exceptionally good - much better that the standard DF 10x

Watched fireworks with it - quite a spectacle.

Best,

Alex

Thomas Antoniades

Dear friends

The only recorded examples so far (by me at least) are

335101 DF12x Abbe Konig
335118 DF12x Porro II
335134 DF18x Porro I

Whilst compiling the numbers list Zeiss grouped together high magnification binoculars. So it is quite possible that there would have been a DF10x as well. (such as 335110). Thank you Alex

Thomas

Alex Lipton

Sure Thomas,

A pleasure.

Best

Alex