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An original German WW2 MG Zieleinrichtung 40 (MG Z 40) Optical Sight. Stamped with ‘Rare’ manufacturing code ‘lww’ (not stated ‘MG34 – MG42 German Universal Machineguns’ by Folke Myrvang) – low Serial No. 304. Crystal clear optics – technically and optically in order. All ranging adjustment controls in excellent working order. The two water bubble levelling indicators are in good working order. Sight has 90% of its original Dark Grey paint finish. The low positioned ocular swivels through a 180 arc – also with dovetailed mount for reticule illumination lamp. Rubber eye cup is also in good supple condition.
I have had this item in my collection since the early 90’s and is original. It fully represents in its presentation 70+ years of historical wear & tear and does have good honest great character about it. I have describe this item as well as I can, basically – what you see is what you get.
If your looking for a pristine example, then this item is NOT FOR YOU!
Personal appraisal: - Condition II+
It weighs 3 kilos, so postage will have to reflect this.