WW2, British Husun Night use Binoculars in Case /
Scarce British WW2, Husun Air Ministry 6E/338 Night use Binoculars in their Original Leather Case.
Used by RAF Bomber & Night Fighter Aircrew and also British Special Forces - SAS or Paratrooper.
These Galilean binoculars have very wide exit lenses in order to gather maximum light for better vision in low light conditions.
The last couple of photo's are of British General "Boy" Browning (the C.O. of the 1st Airborne Div.).
He can be seen with a pair of these binoculars whilst talking to major Gavin, during operation Market Garden, ARNHEM.
During the planning for this operation General Browning memorably said: "I think we might be going a Bridge Too Far".
This pair of binoculars are in excellent condition.
The adjustable focus works perfectly, and the glass lenses are nice and clear.
They are stamped with the War Dept. arrow and also have the A.M. Ref No. 6E/338.
The outside black lacquer paintwork is good but a little worn in places, and a black leather neck strap completes the set.
The original leather case is nicely stamped on the top and is dated 1944.