Imperial Germany - ZF12 sight for MG08 in case

(Deutsches Reich - Zielfernrohr ZF12 fr MG08, im Kcher)

Original "Zielfernrohr 12" for a German WW1 period time machinegun MG08. Untouched and absolutely original condition with nearly all of the original fieldgrey paint in place. Minor bits of paint missing. Clear sight. Adjustments working. 4-20 scale (400m - 2000m). The leather part slightly deformed but not damaged. "K" depot marked. Model numbered and maker marked.

Original leather case in untouched condition. Brown leather. Emil Busch AG maker marked. Original felt inlay. Small pockets and seams in good condition. One rivet missing. Including two extra color glasses in undamaged condition.

Original paper instruction manuel pasted to the inner cover.

A stunning set! Sight in condition 2. Case in condition 2-3.


Originaler, unberührter Zustand, feldgraue Lackierung weitgehend erhalten, nur am Fuß linksseitig grössere Abplatzung. Optik / Durchsicht klar, Höhenverstellung, skaliert von 4 - 20 (400m - 2000m) funktioniert einwandfrei. Die lederne Okularmuschel verdrückt aber ansonsten unbeschädigt. Abnahme "K" auf dem Höhenverstellrad, Modellbezeichnung mit Nummer und Hersteller rechtsseitig auf dem Gehäusedeckel. 

Lederköcher aus kräftigem, braunen Rindsleder, mit Herstellerstempel der Emil Busch AG in Rathenow. Innen mit teils beschädigter Filzauskleidung. Nähte und die beide Verschlußlaschen in Ordnung, eine Befestigungsniet zum Köcher fehlt. Im Deckel Fächer für zwei, auch vorhandene Farbfiltergläser, diese unbeschädigt.

Innen im Deckel eingeklebt, handbeschriftetes Papieretikett mit Informationen zum zugehörigen Maschinengewehr mit Hinweisen welche Einstellungen an diesem zu wählen sind.  

Das ZF im Zustand 2, der Köcher Zustand 2-3.

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