Lyman M82 Telescopic Sight : United States Forces

Accession Number REL/07410.002
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm accessory
Place made United States of America
Date made c 1944
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953

Lyman M82 telescopic sight has a rubber eyepiece that covers occular lens and a retractable sunshade over the objective lens. The telescope retains the blued finish of the commercial model.

History / Summary

This telescopic sight is fitted to a M1 Garrand sniper rifle. It was introduced in late 1944, during the Second World War and was the standard equipment on Garand Sniper rifles during the Korean War.