MAKERS MARKS (TRIPOD STAND) : N. MADE 1942 (to one side of the clamp) STAND INSTRS, NO. V / NEW ZEALAND / 7630 + MILITARY ARROW (to the other side of the clamp) DESCRIPTION: Complete and in full working order Brass hinged mounts to the tops of the tripod legs with original green camouflage paint Brass mounting platform and adjustable clamp with removable wooden bobbin. Leather cap and leather retaining strap for feet, connected with a 2 webbed carrying strap / shoulder harness. Some scuffs to leather sections.
Steel tipped feet to tripod legs which are probably made of hickory wood. Some slight warping but nothing that adversely affects operation.Covered with the original green camouflage but with considerable paint losses to the tripod legs. Leather sections in sound condition. Webbed strap also in sound condition. 65 SPECIFICATIONS: Length folded and with leather cap in position: 37.5" Optimum height with clamp mounting platform level: 31" CONDITION: Excellent overall. Everything functions as it should.
There are no defects or issues. The age- and use-related losses of green camouflage paint to the tripod legs should be evident from the scans. Weight inclusive of cap and web carrying strap: 1.803 kg Please see my other listings for WW1 & WW2 telescopes and earlier Georgian and Victorian telescopes. The item "RARE WW2 SNIPING TELESCOPE TRIPOD NEW ZEALAND MADE 1942 ARMY ISSUE" is in sale since Monday, February 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Field Gear".The seller is "daval-militaria" and is located in Guildford. This item can be shipped worldwide.