Metascope, Corps of Engineers, US Army
Genuine WWII Type US/F Metascope, marked Corps of Engineers, US Army. Manufactured by Samson United Corp., Rochester, NY and dated 1945.
This device was intended for receiving infrared light and converting it to visible light thanks to a phosphorous-coated panel; it could be used to receive code signals, identify an assembly point or landing zone, guide convoy and patrols or detect enemy use of infrared devices.
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