THESE ARE ALL ORIGINAL-NO RUBBERS OR LENS HAVE BEEN REPLACED ACCORDING TO PREVIOUS OWNER WHO HAD THEM FOR MANY YEARS, The optics are very clean & are unopened since new- 100% original. You may find a slightly better pair but they will cost you a lot more. Lanyard is braided material, been on there for a very long time, the lanyard is obviously not original from the factory but something a sailor or the owner has made or had someone on the boat plait up for him according to the previous owner. The item "Original Beautiful pair of WWII German Zeiss code BLC 7x50 U-boat binoculars" is in sale since Monday, July 1, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1961 - 1975 (Vietnam)". The seller is "danjap" and is located in Toowoomba. This item can be shipped worldwide.