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PVperson
01-31-2009, 9:56 AM
I just found an Unertl scope in my stepfathers estate. It is 19" long, has a 1 1/2" Objective, a 1 1/4" Ocular and is marked with an 8, JUNERTL and number 19575. Can anyone tell me something about it? Thank You.

Toten Kopf
01-31-2009, 10:11 AM
Way back when I used a 2" model on my groundhog rifle. They are worth a small fortune!!!!!! In any condition!!!!

Mssr. Eleganté
01-31-2009, 10:56 AM
Here is a site with some good information...

http://www.alexweb.net/unertl/index.htm

I don't see any listed there with a 1.5 inch objective and 19 inch length though.

Here's one I got off of eBay when, for some reason, all of the other bidders fell asleep or something...

http://www.type03.net/firearm-pics/WinM75.jpg

PVperson
01-31-2009, 11:13 AM
Been there, goes to Dewy Greiner's site, that's my problem, the dimensions don't match up to what I'm finding on the web.

Here's a picture:
http://s709.photobucket.com/albums/ww92/PVperson/

How did you get a picture into your post?

Mssr. Eleganté
01-31-2009, 11:17 AM
Been there, goes to Dewy Greiner's site, that's my problem, the dimensions don't match up to what I'm finding on the web.

Here's a picture:
http://s709.photobucket.com/albums/ww92/PVperson/

How did you get a picture into your post?

You just click on the IMG Code thing below the picture on your photobucket page and then paste it into your thread here.

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww92/PVperson/JUnertl001.jpg

NRAhighpowershooter
01-31-2009, 12:20 PM
Just for poops and grins... one of my HighPower shooters collects Unertl scopes.. as of this week :rolleyes: he has 46!! of the buggers :eek: I'm trying to talk him out of one to use on one of my
40X's

AC Gould
01-31-2009, 12:44 PM
Been there, goes to Dewy Greiner's site, that's my problem, the dimensions don't match up to what I'm finding on the web.

Here's a picture:
http://s709.photobucket.com/albums/ww92/PVperson/

How did you get a picture into your post?


That's a varmint style scope...de-horned mounts 8X. Fairly late in production, as earlier scopes had natural colored aluminum mounts.. The black anodized were not offered until late 70s - early 80s. Not as desirable as the traget scopes, but a fine scope indeed. Worth $400-500, IMHO... more if you find a sucker who just has to have it. :43:

RP1911
01-31-2009, 12:59 PM
Here's mine

on a custom built 10/22 by Robert Engstrom


http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/mg5aPPrY_VKPmuRkNQQkDg?feat=directlink


http://lh5.ggpht.com/_I6Wa0IhgAW4/RwgT7gv69LI/AAAAAAAAB3M/JvNBizn6oj4/s800/IMG_0570.jpg

PVperson
01-31-2009, 1:59 PM
AC Gould, thanks for the info, I would be happy with that amount. I went to Dewy Greiner's site, which seems to be the only real information available and couldn't find anything that matched, even the varmint types listed. I was beginning to think it might to some combination of parts. Thanks again.

AC Gould
01-31-2009, 4:30 PM
Here's mine

on a custom built 10/22 by Robert Engstrom


http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/mg5aPPrY_VKPmuRkNQQkDg?feat=directlink


http://lh5.ggpht.com/_I6Wa0IhgAW4/RwgT7gv69LI/AAAAAAAAB3M/JvNBizn6oj4/s800/IMG_0570.jpg

I don't think that's a Unertl. It looks like the Tasco made copy of the old B&L Balvar 6-24X target scope. Unertl wasn't into making variable power scopes. I spoke with John Unertl Jr. at the Reno NRA convention years ago, and his opinion was that all variables were a 'compromise' in optics.

AC Gould
01-31-2009, 4:41 PM
AC Gould, thanks for the info, I would be happy with that amount. I went to Dewy Greiner's site, which seems to be the only real information available and couldn't find anything that matched, even the varmint types listed. I was beginning to think it might to some combination of parts. Thanks again.


If you plan to sell it, you will probably get your best price by listing it on e-Bay. I have an old Unertl catalog, and while that exact scope isn't pictured, it's listed as a stock item. They were available in 8x, 10x, & 12x powers. Fixed parallax, and de-horned - hunting type mounts. Your step-dad had good taste in scopes!!