WWI Sniper


Here is a complete set used by a German sniper during WWI. The scope was made by Oigee in Berlin, model Luxor 3x. The scope, mounts and carrying case bear the G98 serial number 7368 bb. The case also comes with its little cleaning brush and mount adjustement key.

The well-known picture below shows a German sniper aiming through a similar scope from its trench during WWI. Note the carrying case attached to its belt.


Here we have an other rare sniper scope made by C.Reichert in Wien. It was used on the Mannlicher M95 sniper rifle. The E.A.XI. marking on the mount states for Erzeugungs Abteilung 11 (Production Department 11). Collection and pictures : Dariusz Marzec