Target Vetterli ??

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Hepburn Harry
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Joined: 15 Mar 2017, 23:02

16 Mar 2017, 00:32 #1

ImageNot sure if these photos will come up, what I'm wanting to know is it possible that there is such a thing as a Target Vetterli?   Or is this just a long range sight on it.
Thanks,
Mike
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Parashooter
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Joined: 27 Oct 2002, 05:39

16 Mar 2017, 05:28 #2

Here's a picture of the sight from the listing on Gunsamerica -
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Interesting sight. Definitely not original. Probably not Swiss. (Anybody here know who made it?)
The rest of the images there appear to show an otherwise normal M78 infantry rifle in fairly decent shape but significantly overpriced. https://www.gunsamerica.com/989903330/S ... -RIFLE.htm.
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Fabian23
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16 Mar 2017, 08:05 #3

Genuine target Vetterlis are single shot rifles with set triggers and anatomical stocks
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abacab
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16 Mar 2017, 09:44 #4

That sight looks American-style to me. But I could be wrong (and often am).
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Hepburn Harry
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16 Mar 2017, 20:21 #5

Thank you for your information.
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bigbofo
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17 Mar 2017, 08:53 #6

My opinion? Don't buy this rifle! Not original. Not rare. Simple Vetterli. Wrong Sling. Bubbed sight.
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abacab
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18 Mar 2017, 07:05 #7

It's funny how one guy's sticking of a sight on a rifle so often becomes a valuable target model, or experimental model, or whatever.
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Frogman
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30 Mar 2017, 13:39 #8

Can't be certain but I think it's Canadian, off of a Ross rifle. Those sights were fitted onto a variety of guns; everything from .22 SMLE trainers to Bren guns
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