Antique RARE! German SKOPAR 5 Voigtländer/Braunschweig rifle scope!!!!
Guns International #: 100548976 Seller's Inventory #: 10312
Category: Optics - Optics - Austrian & German
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Rare!!! Collectors Welcome!!! Antique Prior WWI Period -1920th GERMAN rifle scope Voigtländer/Braunschweig SKOPAR 5 . Elevation adjustment and focusing work good. Lenses in good condition without damages or cracks. Sharp View.Very rare scope! Not typical for 100 or more years scope.(I think was made between 1900-1925) CompanyVoigtländer from Braunschweig produced rifle scopes in Germany prior to World War I for use on sporting,huntig rifles.With the onset of the war, Voigtländer/Braunschweig scopes, along with many other previously manufactured sporting rifle scopes, were adapted by the German Army for use on their Scharfschutzen-Gewehr 98 Sniping Rifles. All Voigtländer /Braunschweig scopes are scarce in the USA. Rifle scope came from Germany,was cleaned from rust and old black paint, polished and re-bluing hand made(cold),cleaned lenses inside,maintained elevation and focusing adjustment. Reticle German Sharp Picket Post with horizontal hair. On photo #8 you can see ring that keep objective lens little bended,to correct it need give ring to jeweler for few minutes work. Magnification 5 X Length 300 mm or 12 inches Main tube diameter 35 mm Eye tube diameter 38 mm original claw mounts with bases(see photos) Weight with mounts and bases 29.5 oz or 666 gram Excellent scope for drilling, sporting and side by side collectible rifles. Please look my other scopes and mount on E-bay or Gunsinternational .