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World War II U.S.M.C. Unertl Sniper Scope, Excellent Condition

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Description: Excellent Condition World War II U.S.M.C. Unertl Sniper Scope with Mounts and Scope Can

Excellent condition example of an original WWII, USMC issue Unertl Sniper Scope. These scopes were manufactured by John Unertl; in 1941 he received a contract to supply these to the USMC for use on Springfield Armory M1903 National Match rifles, modified to sniper rifles by USMC or Navy armorers. These rifles were simply designated as a US M1903A1 Sniper and were used during WWII and again throughout the Korean War. These scopes were still in use with the Marines in Vietnam, used on Match Grade Winchester Model 70 rifles.

There were approximately 2,500-2,600 of these scopes made in total with this example being a very late production scope that remains in excellent condition. The rear of the scope tube is marked "J. Unertl/ USMC-SNIPER/2477" and it has the correct "8" marked on top of the rear ring indicating that it is an "8" power magnification. This scope is accompanied with an original WWII issue scope can with a domed twist on cap. The outside has a green painted type of finish with its original canvas strap and belt loop attached to the side of the can. This rare scope is complete with the original Unertl scope mounts.

The scope is in excellent condition, with 99% of its original blue finish overall with no visible wear anywhere, it is complete with the original screw on end caps. The mounts retain almost all of their thinning blackened finish, being thinest on the adjustment knobs. The optics are crystal clear. The can retains almost all of its original green colored finish with a witness mark added to show where to turn the can lid for removal. A super rare late WWII USMC issue Unertl sniper scope.

Condition: Used, As New
Brand: Unertl
Location: AK

Trades Accepted: Long distance trades are not practical.

We are Alaska\'s largest specialty firearms dealer, in business in the same location since 1968. We specialize in fine antique and collectible firearms, as well as big-bore rifles and handguns. Knowledge and customer service are what we do best!!! All firearms listed on GA are in inventory at our store at the time the ad was posted and may have already sold. If you are interested in a firearm we encourage you to contact us by telephone for immediate attention, our phone number is 907/563-3006. We will respond to E-mails as soon as possible but for immediate attention please call us! We are open seven days a week, M-F 10AM-7PM, Sat 10AM-6PM, Sun 11AM-6PM Alaska time (note the time zone, we are open weekdays until 11PM Eastern time, 8PM Pacific). We will ship to California.

Shipping Notes: Shipping at actual cost. UPS, FedEx and US Mail available.

Item #: 921882184
Stock No.: 64254
Seller Since: Dec. 2005
Seller Level: Trusted + Local Connect
This seller is an FFL
City: Anchorage
State: AK

Shipping: See Description (or Arrange local transfer)
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