I bought some german made Minox 10x42 rubber armored binoc's earlier this year from CLNY that had been $300 on their Demo List...for $129.95 Deal of the Day....and were still in inventory couple weeks ago. Call Neil and ask him if they'll still honor that price w/free shipping.
Remember Aesops Fables of the "Scorpion & and the Frog's" crossing the river...
... we must hang together, or we will ALL hang seperately, Ben Franklin..
Those who fail to learn from History are doomed to repeat it,Santayana