The “G” 4x scope, made by Dr.W.Gerard in Charlottenburg, used by Bavarian snipers during WWI, was slightly modified from a civilian hunting scope. Only two modifications were made: the rifle number was engraved on the scope and the 2-4-6 meter dial was added.
Bavarian type sniper scope made by Dr. Walter Gerard in Charlottenburg. Along with the Voigtländer Skoparette, the Dr. W. Gerard “G” 4x was a Bavarian “classic” sniper scoped used during World War I. Note the Bavarian style meter dial 200m – 400m – 600m.