The photographs below are the panoramic sight for the 7,7cm lFK 1896 n/A. The hook on the bottom makes this type distinct.
The drawing below is of the 7,7cm panoramic sight and sightmount. The arch like section serves the same purpose as a range drum. This arch is elevated until the correct range to target is indicated on the side. Then the howitzer barrel is elevated until the "slide bubble" is level. This can also be checked by using a gunner’s quadrant.
We are looking for a sightmount of this type.
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