AVIMO Land Service L12A1 Binoculars
1980’s Avimo 7X42 has single layer coated optics and a reticle in the right eyepiece. It has cemented Porro I prisms like the contemporary U.S. Army M19 7X50 but unlike the M19 is of a conventional and relatively simple optical design with achromatic doublet cemented objective lenses and 3 element/ 2 lens oculars. It has four ports for nitrogen purging, and its joints are O ring or rubber gasket sealed.
It is supplied with in a pouch attached to the neckstrap and two eyelens protectors attached by cords which can be clipped to the strap when not in use. The focus is fixed at a -1 dioptre setting which WW II studies had shown is optimal for viewing under lowlight condition.