• WW2 BRITISH TABBY INFRA RED / NIGHT VISION MONOCULAR.

    £350.00

    There is only 1 item left in stock.

    ORIGINAL ITEM IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.

    WW2 INFRA RED NIGHT VISION MONOCULAR WAS THE WORLDS FIRST MILITARY NIGHT VISION SITE EQUIPMENT AS USED BY SOE, OSS, SPECIAL FORCES, SAS, COMMANDOS ETC ON SPECIAL MISSIONS SUCH AS PRE D-DAY RECONAISANCE ETC.

    SO CALLED THE "SPY TABBY" IT WAS A TOP SECRET ITEM AND WAS APPARENTLY DESIGNED TO LOOK LIKE THE STANDARD ARMY WATER BOTTLE. THESE ARE SEALED UNITS AND ONCE USED WOULD HAVE BEEN RETURNED TO BASE AND DESTROYED HENCE NOT MANY SURVIVED.

    THE ITEM SHOWS SIGNS OF MINOR WEAR BUT IS COMPLETE. THE LEATHE CASE SHOWS SIGNS OF WEAR AND THE MAIN CARRYING STRAP IS STIFF FROM STORAGE BUT STILL FLEXIBLE.

    STILL HAS ORIGINAL PADDING IN THE BASE OF THE CASE (PICTURE 7).

    AS THIS WAS A SEALED UNIT THE BATTERIES ARE STILL IN THERE BUT THIS ITEM DOES NOT WORK.

    VERY RARE ITEM IN VERY GOOD CONDITION THAT WAS STIL CLASSIFIED TOP SECRET UNTIL 1957.

    OVERALL HEIGHT OF THE UNIT 20cm.

    FREE UK POSTAGE.






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