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Niall McLaren

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WW2 British Tel 90 Deg No2 Mk1
« on: August 12, 2019, 01:55:22 PM »
Similar to the US one I posted but with a reticle and spitit level on the side - maker unknown to me.
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Re: WW2 British Tel 90 Deg No2 Mk1
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2019, 10:39:50 PM »
Most likely an Ottway angled sight like the big ones. The logo looks like the Ottway design, th "O" adding a clue to it.
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Re: WW2 British Tel 90 Deg No2 Mk1
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2019, 11:23:32 PM »
Thank Uli - I think you've cracked it but feel I should have know it myself given the number of Ottways I have... :-[
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Re: WW2 British Tel 90 Deg No2 Mk1
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2019, 11:49:17 PM »
My Ottway angled telescope. Not yet shown on my website.

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Re: WW2 British Tel 90 Deg No2 Mk1
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2019, 12:27:52 AM »
A high angle AA sight for the Royal Navy - I have one too and the earlier one. ;)
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Re: WW2 British Tel 90 Deg No2 Mk1
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2019, 12:47:50 AM »
Update - probably a heavy mortar sight


Regarding rate of fire, one source reports a crew putting 23 bombs in the air before the first impacted.
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