Polarized Lens, Gun Sight, Lead Computing, German, Revi EZ 42

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number

A19601563001

Physical Description

Heavily tinted glass lens mounted in teardrop shaped metal casing. Seperated from Gun Sight A19601563000 prior to its display in 2017. Casing has one large circular hole in pointed end, a smaller circular hole at bend, and a second smaller hole adjacent to the lens. 3 small rectangular slit adjacent to lens, used to mount lens with tabs. Textured grid-like marking on mount.

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Air Force

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

Germany

Materials

  • glass
  • ferrous metal

Dimensions

3-D (see note): 8 × 5.5 × 0.6cm (3 1/8 × 2 3/16 × 1/4 in., 0.1lb.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ARMAMENT-Sights & Controls

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