WW2 German Panzerzielfernrohr 2 (PZF 2) – 3.7cm PaK Fortress Gunsight – V. RARE!

$1,499.99

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Description

You are bidding on a VERY RARE example of WW2 German Panzerzeilfernrohr 2 (P.Z.F. 2) Scope / Gunsight, as ONLY used in large cannon Bunker / Fortress Mounts!  This 2.5 x 28° sight was specifically used in fortifications that were equipped with the 3.7cm PaK K.u T (Panzerabwehrkanone Kasematte und Turm.


Used only in the 3.7cm PaK Anti-Tank Gun, the P.Z.F. 2 telescoping gunsight has a 2.5 power magnification with a  28 degree field of view.  The gun was developed in 1935 at the German Rheinmetall-Borsig AG plant in Düsseldorf.  After the outbreak of the war, further work on dedicated artillery weapons for the fortifications was suspended, making this a VERY RARE item, as few survived!

 

 

Made of aluminum and steel, this aiming scope was manufactured between 1935 and 1940.  Recovered after the war, it retains 95% of its original paint and finish with NO corrosion or damage!  VERY large and heavy, it has a total length of approx. 71cm (28″).  The manufacture code and data information is stamped into the side, indicating: 

 

P.Z.F. 2        2,5×28°

 

CARL ZEISS

JENA

69614

  

It comes complete in the original transport box, as well as most accessories, including:

 

1 Headpad, with changeable cover for eye relief

2 Optical Lights w/ battery Cables for night vision

1 Orange lens Filter.

 

It appears to be only missing the replacement bulbs for the lights, and one filter, and the cleaning cloth but is otherwise complete.  Also features the Carl Zeiss logo and a CLEAR early Waffenamt inspetion stamp.  The optics themselves are EXTREMELY clear, with almost NO spotting or haze (marks shown in the auction photo, is just the result from glare while the photo was being taken).  The silver knob on the side of the optics allows the user the adjust the range/distance to target.  While turning the knob, the gradient scale shown right, adjusts up/down, and the aiming triangle moves along with it.  I have shown the exact type of gun & mount it was used on in the last photo.  Sadly, I was unable to come up with any original photos of it in use, due to it’s scarcity.  A VERY NICE scope that would make a PERFECT addition to any collection or display!


 

Please email me if you need additional photos or information.

 

 

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——————- TERMS OF SALE —————– 

Most of my items are vintage, and as such are AS-IS, so you must therefore expect a degree of wear due to age and/or usage. I will describe each auction to the best of my knowledge and take as many photos necessary to ensure you are pleased upon receiving your item. All sales are final, so please make sure your questions are answered to your satisfaction before you purchase. 

 

——————- ABOUT ME —————– 

Although my passion is the Me109, I do offer many other German Aircraft (Fw190, Me262, etc.), as well as USAF and Japanese items. Occasionally I do offer many non-vintage items such as prints and art relating to the time period. As a private collector myself, I am constantly on the lookout for historical memorabilia, authentic photographs, artwork or anything unique relating to military aircraft.  

 

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