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Stan, It looks like a commercial Mauser with standard Weaver bases, I'd think a more conventional, modernish scope. Even with optics advances, a Leupold fixed 6x can be surprisingly good glass with an overall appearance along the lines of the Weaver. You might miss some magnification from previous, but it should be plenty for pests out to a few hundred yards. Best of luck with it.

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I'd take skeetx's advice given that


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Hmmm. I wonder if the scope block setups intended for use on M54 Winchesters would be adaptable to this rifle? Ie: one block in the barrel dovetail and the other one on the receiver ring.

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I'm a big fan of Leupolds, and have been since I bought a M8-3X and a M8-4X many, many years ago. I do want good glass, as I said earlier, but I just want a scope that looks to be approximately the same vintage as the rifle. I've owned some decent Weavers, too.

While we're talking about these scopes, what is the vintage of the Lyman LWBR 25X that I pulled off it recently? Years of production, maybe?

Thanks for all of your responses and time. SRH


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Stan, I'm assuming you have mounting blocks on your rifle. Without blocks, you won't be using a Unertl type external adjustment mount. I use both the external adjusting Unertls and regular top mounted Vultures. Both work fine, but the Vulture is probably limited to 10X. For some Unertl prices, search "unertl" on Poulin's December auction. If I had my choice of a vintage rig, it would be a external adjusting Unertl or Lyman Targetspot. My light Swift is a Model 70 light National Match Sniper with a Lyman Junior Targetspot, 10X if I recall. I shot two sighters with it and am looking forward to moving those sighters over about an inch.

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Originally Posted By: Stan


While we're talking about these scopes, what is the vintage of the Lyman LWBR 25X that I pulled off it recently? Years of production, maybe?

Thanks for all of your responses and time. SRH


1976-1985.


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How about a Bausch and Lomb Balvar?

Definitely different and cool circa 1955


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Thank you, Brent. I'll take a look at the B & L Balvar.

I used to shoot a buddies .22-250 that had a B & L on it, I believe, and it had the most unusual reticle. Where the crosshairs intersected it was not a space, nor a dot, but a tiny circle. You could actually see a crow's head in the circle at 200 yds. Interesting, but I never was too crazy about it.


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Originally Posted By: BrentD
How about a Bausch and Lomb Balvar?

Definitely different and cool circa 1955


Are you sure about that date? I read this..............

"In 1962, Bausch and Lomb marketed their first series of rifle scopes, called the Balfour. BAL was an abbreviation for Bausch and Lomb and “four” was the power of the scope. This scope was a success, which led to the introduction of other B&L models, including a very popular variable model called the Balvar (var meaning variable). Many people commonly think that the scope series was a “Balvar” and didn’t realize that it was a combination of the abbreviation and the scope settings. Most of the Balvar models were a variable 2.5 to 8 power scope."

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https://rifle-scope-guide.com/bausch-and-lomb-scopes/

I think I'll pass on the Balvar. I don't want a variable. What I really want is a fixed 8 or 10. May end up with a nice old Weaver K.

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K10 60-B is a really cool option.

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