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Stroebel, Nick

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ISBN 10: 0873418301 / ISBN 13: 9780873418300
Published by Krause Publications, 2000
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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397 pages. 8.5" x 11". Old Rifle Scopes is a comprehensive guide that provides current market values for more than 300 scopes and mounts made from the 1890's through the 1980's. It covers 120 scope manufacturers and 100 makers of scope mounts, providing detailed histories of major companies both in America and overseas. Armed with this volume, collectors, shooters and gun dealers can quickly determine the values of any scopes and mounts they are likely to find. More than 300 photos greatly aid identification. History buffs will glean insights into military optics. Scarce. There is a penned date at the top of the title page. The bottom corner, primarily at the back, is somewhat bumped creasing most of the pages at the very tip. Otherwise the Book looks like it has not been read. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 4213

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Publisher: Krause Publications

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.....

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This comprehensive collectors guide takes aim at more than 120 scope makers and 60 mount makers and features photos and current market values for 300 scopes and mounts manufactured from 1950-1985. A brief company history of each maker is given, along with a discussion of the scopes and/or mounts manufactured by that maker. An overview of telescopic sights is also included, as well as a definitive discussion of scope optics and mechanics.

This is the only book available that allows proper identification and evaluation of old rifle scopes and mounts. Gun collectors, dealers, gunsmiths, hunters, shooters, antique and pawnshop dealers will find this a must-have reference.

Stroebel, a collector and dealer in scopes for the past 20 years, is the author of "Old Gunsights: A Collectors Guide, 1850 to 1965".

-Covers 120 scope makers and 60 mount makers.
-Features photos and market values for 300 scopes and mounts.
-Definitive reference guide.

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