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WW2 German rare scope CXN "R.F. 3X12,50" help identifying/value?
Old 08-11-2015, 01:27 PM   #1
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Default WW2 German rare scope CXN "R.F. 3X12,50" help identifying/value?

Hi all!

Just picked this up from a Canadian tank commander group with a bunch of German items he brought back. I have been trying to research this scope but could not find any ones in any of my reference books. I did however find this thread from 2012 where a member had a similar scope:

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/foru...d.php?t=578791

The scope still works and I can see clearly out of it (took a side photo of optics.) The markings are: "R.F. 3X12,50 CXN K.F. 89074"

If anyone could point me in the right direction regarding if this was on a rifle or machine gun, the value or any other information I would greatly appreciate it!


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Old 08-11-2015, 02:26 PM   #2
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Interesting optic stu. It doesn't look like much headway has been made since the last one was posted.
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cxn R.F.
Old 08-12-2015, 04:12 PM   #3
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Hi Discostu,
the cxn monocular(Richtfernohr) was attached to a sigalling device(Blinkgerät)
The monocular has been designed for this special signalling application so it has low magnification and a very wide field of view: 3x magnifications and 12.5 degrees.
We dont see too many Richtfernrohr offered for sale so I cant comment on value .

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