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  1. elkcub

    8x20: 'New' Swaro 8x20B, Leica Ultravid, and 'Old' Swaro

    Thanks for the extensive information, John. It is amazing how the 8x20 pocket models were also used as 'designer' binoculars, no doubt mostly appealing to women. The biggest improvement in the CL models, IMO, was eye relief. Ed
  2. elkcub

    8x20: 'New' Swaro 8x20B, Leica Ultravid, and 'Old' Swaro

    To be specific the tag is Japanese pink, — because she's Japanese. ;)
  3. elkcub

    8x20: 'New' Swaro 8x20B, Leica Ultravid, and 'Old' Swaro

    Hello Sancho, I've attached a pix of my own two beauties. Mrs. Elkcub's 8x20B Habicht (c. 1997) are on the left, and my 8x20 (c. 2000+) Leica UV's are on the right. (Note the pink marker she uses to identify hers. :-) In my opinion, the older Swaro pocket bins are quite outstanding relative...
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