Please identify this large optic.

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Tommygunn
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Please identify this large optic.

Post by Tommygunn » 09 Jun 2008 10:45

Can anyone out there identify what I believe to be a tank optic but I'm not sure.
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Re: Please identify this large optic.

Post by Xavier » 09 Jun 2008 16:45

can you please read the markings on the optic?
I can make just "Tz" and a "2" in the top pic, because of the flash glare
or maybe a pic of the stencil on the box..

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Re: Please identify this large optic.

Post by Tommygunn » 09 Jun 2008 18:02

Yes, its reads as follows:
T.Z.F.2 *
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Re: Please identify this large optic.

Post by Laurence Strong » 09 Jun 2008 18:18

T.Z.T.2 and 2X used on the Pz.Kpfw.1 Models A& B according to "The Handbook on German Military Forces" TM-E 30-451, though they do go on and say they did not know which vehicle or gun it was for.

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Re: Please identify this large optic.

Post by Tommygunn » 09 Jun 2008 20:42

Thanks for your reply but did you read the coding correctly i.e. t.z.'F'.2 not 'T'.

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Re: Please identify this large optic.

Post by Laurence Strong » 09 Jun 2008 21:14

Hello yes that was a mistake in my previous post

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Re: Please identify this large optic.

Post by Bill 13 » 10 Jun 2008 03:13

Day
or from The Encyclopedia of German Tanks
TZF 2 : Pz 1 Ausf A/B, MG 13, Magnification Monocular X2.5, Field of view 28º, Range 800 Meters.
from the for what it's worth files...
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Re: Please identify this large optic.

Post by mlespaul » 03 Feb 2009 19:33

Does anyone know what museum this item is in. Appears to be in Italy?

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Re: Please identify this large optic.

Post by Tommygunn » 26 Sep 2021 11:56

A little late replying to this, but for those interested, it is the Monte Gridolfo Museum at these coordinates 43°51'32.42"N 12°41'22.88"E.
https://www.facebook.com/MuseoLineaGoti/

Tom.

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