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Navy 7 x 50 Gun Sighting Telescope


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1936farmall

Hi all!

Today I picked up a 7x50 gun sighting telescope made by Canadian Kodak. It has its original gray box and is all there. I never seen one of these before. Serial number of the box matches the scope. Questions I have are what type, how old, and what was it used for? Spotter scope for a rifle range or for big guns on a ship or sub? Its cool looking! Looks to be brass! Rubber hood is still supple! Poobably works! Ill post pictures tom. Any one have one of these? Got it for 15 bucks at a yardsale.

Michael

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Another in the box. My main pc is down so using my phone to do all of this so sorry for the quality

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Aloha Michael,

 

It may have been used by the USN, but it's a WWII Canadian model gunsight (Canadian patent No. G376). They were shipboard gunsights typically used on deck guns of 1" to 4.5" in both antiaircraft & antiship roles.

 

They would have been used on Corvettes, Subchasers & other small escorts.

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Aloha Michael,

 

It may have been used by the USN, but it's a WWII Canadian model gunsight (Canadian patent No. G376). They were shipboard gunsights typically used on deck guns of 1" to 4.5" in both antiaircraft & antiship roles.

 

They would have been used on Corvettes, Subchasers & other small escorts.

 

I wondered if it was Canadian Navy but not marked. The paper in the lid is the instructions on reversing the lamp fittings. Its marked DWG TG-376 . I don't know if this is USN or Canadian. Neet piece. Anyone have a picture of what the USN used?

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