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Early WW1 Era German Certar, C P Goerz Berlin 7 ½ Magnification Sniper Telescopic Sight For Mauser Rifles With Leather Lens Protector Covers. Sn 18722 - 18722
This is a very good original WW2 era German Sniper Telescopic Sight for Mauser K98 rifles. The sight is undamaged and the optics with 3 post military reticle function as they should (unable to photograph through viewing lens). The sight is marked with manufacturer detail, serial number and the adjustment wheel is marked 7 ½ (magnification) all illustrated. The scope has its original, period, leather lens protector covers marked ‘38’ and ‘56’. Its Overall length is 38.5 cm. The steel tube retains its original finish and its clip mount functions as it should. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18722

**SUPERB**WW2, Nazi German Kriegsmarine Armoured, U-Boat Turret, 'U-Bootglas' 7x 50 Binoculars By Carl Zeiss, Jena (blc). Sn 18684 - 18684
In early 1943 the Nazi German Command, introduced the 'U-Bootglas' 7x 50, Armoured, U-Boat Turret, Binoculars ( see pages 377/8 of Military Binoculars & Telescopes By Seeger). These Binoculars are a superb original example. The Binocular's armoured body retains most of its original correct light green finish and has neck strap bars. The lenses are protected by heavy duty rubber shrouds in excellent condition. The right shoulder under the rubber shroud is crisply stamped by the lens manufacturer’s Nazi German Wartime code 'blc' which is Carl Zeiss, Jena, together with 7x50 (magnification) & Number '63589'. These binoculars were originally issued without carry cases and in transportation crates of 10 for use by U-Boat crews. The optics of this instrument are perfect. The price for this sought after piece of U-Boat history includes UK delivery. Sn 18684

WW1 Era British Officers Private Purchase Extendable Folding Trench Periscope Mirror With Canvas & Leather Trimmed Pouch With Shoulder Strap Complete With 4 Spare Mirrors. Sn 18619 - 18619
This is an original, WW1 Era British Officers Private Purchase Extendable Folding Trench Periscope Mirror With Canvas & Leather Trimmed Pouch With Shoulder Strap Complete With 4 Spare Mirrors. There are no makers markings or dates. The size of the piece fully extended is 75cm. The metal hinged folding poles have a central wing nut which locks the pole straight or at an angle chosen by the user. The removable metal mirror casing with mirror slots onto the top of the pole securely. One of the pouches is padded and holds 4 original spare mirrors. The pouch has its original leather shoulder strap with buckle. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18619

**RARE** WW2 Era British WD HBM Co (Houghton Butcher Manufacturing Company) No.32 MK I Telescopic Sight For No.4 (T) Sniper Rifles With Parker Hale Scope Mounts. Sn 18337 - 18337
This is an excellent original WW2 era No.32 MK I Telescopic sight for the British No.4 (T) Sniper Rifle. The sight is in excellent undamaged condition. The sight is fitted with Parker Hale scope mounts and the body of the sight is crisply stamped 'TEL SIGHTING No.32 MK I OS 466A REGd No 3793’ together with WD arrow and British manufacturer detail ‘HBM Co (Houghton Butcher Manufacturing Company). Overall length is 28cms. All optics of the sight with post and hair reticule are in perfect working order. The price this increasingly rare WW2 sniper sight includes UK delivery. Sn 18337

Inter War / WW2 Era German Ajack Berlin 2.5x70 Sniper Telescopic Sight For Mauser K98 Rifles. Sn 18234 - 18234
The German optics firm A. Jackenroll (Ajack) Berlin made sniper telescopic sights for the German army for use on K98 rifles. Some were issued to Waffen SS Units (these carry deaths head markings). The company also exported scopes for the Swedish Military. This is an excellent original WW2 era German Ajack Sniper Telescopic Sight for Mauser K98 rifles. The sight is undamaged and the optics with ‘fine cross hair’ function as they should (unable to photograph through viewing lens). The sight is marked "Ajack Germany” on one side of the elevation adjustment knob base and ‘2.5x70’ on the reverse together with number 1635.The scope measures 9 ½” overall length. There are no external German military markings on the sight. This sight does not have any Swedish markings on it indicating it was not one of the scopes sold to Sweden. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18234

Transit Cased 2005 Dated, L9A1 SUSAT, 4 x Magnification Sight Unit For British Infantry SA80 Rifles With Mount, Rail & Accessories. Sn 18222 - 18222
The Sight Unit Small Arms, Trilux, or SUSAT, is a 4× telescopic sight with tritium-powered illumination, utilised at dusk or dawn. The sight is not designed as a sniper sight, but is rather intended to be mounted on a variety of rifles and to be used by all infantrymen. SUSAT is the primary sighting system for the British Army's SA80 series weapons and L108 and L110 light machine guns. The SA80 Rifle and it's accessories including the Susat sight are described in Steve Raw's Book 'The Last Enfield' and the sight is illustrated on many pages of the book. The sight has been tested & the optics are excellent and fully functional. The rubber eye cup is complete and undamaged. The underside of the unit has it's original identification plate marked 'SX 2005 (date)' & Registration number 227973. The sight is complete with its top rail and mount. The top of the sight has armoury number ‘02’. The sight is contained in its original foam lined black plastic transit case with carry handle and clasp fasteners. The case contains 3 allen keys and plastic bag labelled ‘Susat Spare’ which contains a steel bolt with knurled head. The outside of the case has 2 labels ‘Sight Unit Small Arms Trilux L9A1 Box Armorer Safe Transport 1204-99-967-0479’ & ‘Safe Transport Box Susat Sight’. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18222

WW2 Era, Nazi German 7 X 50 Magnification, Kriegsmarine Binoculars By Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar (beh) With Leather Neck Strap. Sn 18199 - 18199
These are an excellent original pair of Nazi German, 7 X 50 Magnification, Kriegsmarine Binoculars. The Binoculars have a black textured finish, with adjustable eyepieces. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars fitted with an original leather neck strap. All optics are excellent and function as they should. One shoulder of the binoculars is crisply marked '7 x 50 'Magnification) and bears the Nazi German War time manufacturer's code 'beh' which is Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar, highlighted in original white paint (illustrated). the shoulder is also numbered 321705 and (T) together with ‘KF’ (denoting seal and greased for Kalt Felt / Cold Climate use). The other shoulder is numbered 21627 above ‘N’ and has the crisp Kriegsmarine Eagle with Swastika above ‘M’ (Marine) mark. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18199

Cased, British WW2 1945 No.14A MK III x 10 Brass Trench Periscope By HGP With Sun Visor & Screw Off Wood Handle. Sn 18196:17 - 18196:17
An excellent British WW2 dated Brass Trench Periscope. The scope itself measures 17” overall without handle and is 29” overall with its screw off wood handle attached. It has an adjustable graduated eyepiece with Bakelite eye cup. All optics function as they should. The scope has its original leather lens cover attached to the frame and sun shield which clips to the frame when not in use and attaches to the viewing lens by bayonet type catch when in use. The shield is attached to the frame by riveted leather straps. The frame is crisply marked 'Periscope No.14A MK III x10 4 HGP 1945 OS 676 GA Regd No 8611' highlighted in white. The frame also has another indistinct cast number. The brass scope retains its original green paint. The scope is contained in its original green painted hard fibre fitted case which has a padded hinged lid, webbing strap fastener with brass buckle and webbing shoulder strap with brass buckle. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18196:17

WW1 Era British No.9 Box Trench Periscope. Sn 17999:5 - 17999:5
The Trench periscope was an essential tool in World War I, to observe the enemy across No Man's Land, but at the same time avoid being shot at by the enemy marksmen. This is an original British WW1 era No. 9 periscope, affectionately nick-named the ‘Box’ periscope.It has original green paint finish. Its hooks, sliding viewing panel and hinged viewing panel are present and in working order. The glass panels are present and intact but stained with age. There are no visible manufacturer or date marks. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17999:5

Transit Cased, WW1 British WD Barr & Stroud Ltd Vickers Machine Gun No 12 MK III Rangefinder With WW1 1917 Dated Houghton & Butcher Tripod (Supplied To Irish Free State Army In 1921) . OPT 818 - OPT 818
This is a WW1 era British Vickers machine gun range finding No 12 MKIII scope with case and 1917 dated tripod. After WW1, in 1921 these rangefinders together with other arms and equipment were supplied by Britain to the Irish Free State (IFS) army as a result of IFS’s support during the great war. These rangefinders were used by machine gun crews to calculate the distance / trajectory of targets bot in direct range and distant peaks to triangulate on maps. This set in contained in its original wooden transit chest with its rare leather cover. The range finder was manufactured by Barr & Stroud Ltd under a British WD contract and retains its original green paint finish and shoulder strap. The scope has identification plates with WD marks, designations and Barr & Stroud Ltd London manufacturer detail (all illustrated). The tripod stand is marked with Houghton & Butcher manufacturer detail, serial number, No.14 MK II model designation & ‘1917’ date. The wooden chest is in excellent condition with all straps and catches in good working order. Internally the case is in similar condition and is complete with its brass attachment rod in the lid compartment and original instructions for use. The top of the lid has model designation (illustrated). The price includes UK delivery. OPT 818
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