Object Title

Telescopic sight

Telescopic sight

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XIII.1036

Provenance

Presented 20th March 2000

Physical Description

A military type telescopic sight, of 4 x power with a focussing ring mounted just in front of the objective lens. The range drum is situated on top of the scope body but unusually has only an 800 metre range marked on it. (Most of these sights are marked up to 1000 metres) The lenses are retained by threaded brass rings, and the body of the scope is blued steel. It has no mounts fitted

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 310 mm (12.2 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

HENSOLDT WETZLAR ZIEL DIALYT

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Refer to P.Senich 'The German Sniper' for more details regarding this pattern of scopes and mountings.