Which swaro is this?

Lawlu

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Hello,

I have an opportunity to buy these binos, but need to confirm how old and the model...can anyone tell from the pic and are they worth $500?

The guy says they are habichts 7x42b slc ...

Thanks
 

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tdbob

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Add 30 to the first 2 numbers in the serial number for year of manufacture.
 

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Yes the habichts yes they are selling for more than that on eBay swaro holds there value well
 

DADSGOTTAHUNT

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I have this same model. I have been packing mine for 10 years now. I love the wide field of view. $500 sounds like a fair price if they are in good condition. I have been offered more for mine.
 

Matt Cashell

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The guy says they are habichts 7x42b slc ...

That is what they are, and they are true classics. Excellent low light binocular with a monster 6mm exit pupil!

They also made a porro prism habicht, but these are the roof prism slc model.

A fine binocular, and $500 is a very good deal.
 
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Lawlu

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Thanks guys! There is always a wealth of information here. Looks like I will be spending more money.
 

Matt Cashell

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Lawlu,

Sounds good. Another note: Swarovski Optik North America (SONA) has fantastic customer service. If the binocular has scratched lenses or other damaged parts, it is likely that SONA could repair them for a very reasonable fee, even though you are not the original owner, and outside any warrantee.
 
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Lawlu

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Bitterroot,
I picked them up! The coating is breaking down a bit and there seems to be some dried condensation inside one of the objective lenses but you can barely tell when looking through them. Otherwise they sure are nice. I will be sending them into SONA to be repaired and I should have a sweet pair of glasses. Thanks again!
 
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