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WW1 TRENCH PERISCOPE No 9 Mk 1, 1916

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WW1 TRENCH PERISCOPE No 9 Mk 1, 1916

Trench Periscope of the type used in the trenches during WW1.
Simple wooden structure with two mirrors, 22 and one half inches long.

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  • Most of these periscopes came from the Australian Army war reserves and were sold out of service in the late 1970s. A friend of mine had a rifle shop in North Sydney - "The Armoury" and bought about 2m of these. Hundreds of them. By the mid 80s they were all gone, sold to collectors all over the world.
    .......... Ross Torrington, Turramurra, Australia, 23rd of June 2013

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