Unertl Scopes – Information & Identification

Unertl Scopes – Information & Identification

These days, Unertl scopes are mostly a collectionist interest, but many people that like weapons and its accessories would enjoy being the owner of one of these classic pieces.

A good place to find them is eBay, but they are also available on several online retailers that specialize in weaponry.

J Unertl Scope Serial Numbers

Information about the serial numbers is very difficult to find, and we think a good source about many things regarding Unertl scopes is in the yahoo group specialized on Unertl. We also found this information: https://www.m40rifle.com/forum/optics-accessories-equipment/riflescopes/36470-unertl-scope-question

The list below will help you to identify an Unertl Optical Company scope:

Serial # – Year

  • 10160 – 194? 12 X 1.25″ Target Has Logo
  • 8828 – 194? 6 X Small Game No Logo
  • 10036 – 194? 16 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo
  • 9279 – 194? 6 X 1.25″ Target Has Logo
  • 9230 – 194? 10 X 1″ Target Has Logo
  • 10029 – 194? 14 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo
  • 8576 – 194? 14 X 1.5″ Target No Logo
  • 9320 – 194? 6 X 1″ Target Has Logo
  • 8390 – 194? 12 X 1.5″ Target No Logo
  • 10149 – 194? 8 X 1″ Target Has Logo
  • 10411 – 194? 8 X ??” Target Has Logo
  • 8161 – 194? 10 X 1″ Target No Logo
  • 9990 – 194? 14 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo
  • 8605 – 194? 6 X 1″ Target No Logo
  • 10582 – 194? 10 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo
  • 9013 – 194? 6 X ???” ????? ?? ????
  • 9161 – 194? 8 X 1″ Target Has Logo
  • 10575 – 194? 10 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo
  • 8583 – 194? 14 X 1.5″ Target No Logo
  • 8286 – 194? 10 X 1″ Target No Logo
  • 9072 – 194? 10 X 1.25 Target ?? ????
  • 9801 – 194? 4 X Small Game Has Logo
  • 10101 – 194? 10 X 1.25″ Target ?? ????
  • 8017 – 194? 4 X Small Game No Logo
  • 10205 – 194? 24 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo
  • 8498 – 194? 8 X 1″ Target No Logo
  • 2661 – 194? 8 X 1.25″ Target Mkd.USMC-SNIPER No Logo
  • 8905 – 194? 12 X ?????? No Logo
  • 9977 – 194? 14 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo
  • 8040 – 194? 4 X Small Game No Logo
  • 10388 – 194? 8 X 1″ Target Has Logo
  • 10289 – 194? ? X 1″ Target Has Logo
  • 8840 – 194? 8 X ???” ???? No Logo
  • 10230 – 194? 6 X Small Game Has Logo
  • 8747 – 194? 8 X 1.25″ Target No Logo
  • 8507 – 194? 10 X 1″ Target No Logo
  • 2696 – 194? 8 X 1.25″ Sniper Marked USMC-SNIPER No Logo
  • 8360 – 194? 10 X 1.5″ Target No Logo
  • 10269 – 194? 20 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo Posa Mounts
  • 8677 – 194? 12 X 1.5″ Target No Logo
  • 8961 – 194? 4 X Small Game No Logo
  • 8538 – 194? 8 X 1″ Target No Logo
  • 8990 – 194? 10 X 1″ Target No Logo
  • 10424 – 194? 4 X Small Game Has Logo
  • 2679 – 194? 8 X 1.25″ Sniper Marked USMC-SNIPER No Logo
  • 7042 – 194? 12 X 2″ Varmint Has Logo Plain Head
  • 2681 – 194? 8 X ? 1.25″ Sniper Marked USMC-SNIPER No LOgo in Case
  • 2559 – 194? 8 X 1.25″ Sniper Marked USMC-SNIPER No Logo
  • 10219 – 194? 10 X 1′ Target Has Logo
  • 9479 – 194? 10 X 1.5″ Target Has Logo
  • 8859 – 194? 14 X 1.5″ Target No Logo
  • 8349 – 194? 10 X 1″ Target No Logo
  • 2762 – 194? 8 X 1.25″ Sniper Marked USMC-SNIPER No Logo in Case
  • 8566 – 194? 10 X 1.5″ Target No Logo
  • 9439 – 194? 10 X 1″ Target Has Logo
  • 8177 – 1944 6 X Small Game No Logo
  • 10046 – 194? 20 X 2″ Target No Logo Has Mag Clamp
  • 9007 – 194? 10 X 1″ Target Has Logo

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Unertl Scope For Sale

These kinds of classic units are not easy to find, and one of the best places to find them is on eBay, or on the specialized retailers of weaponry on the net.

Even though many people don’t know too much about them, the Unertl scopes filled a good chunk of the history of these kinds of accessories.

Serious collectionists are avid to find original Unertl scopes, and some models can reach quite hefty prices in the different auctions in which they’re sold.

Unertl Scope Parts

eBay is also a good place to find parts for this vintage sniper rifle scope, and if you are consistent you will find nice surprises over time.

https://www.ebay.com/b/UNERTL-Hunting-Scope-Mounts-and-Accessories/52510/bn_73694274

Unertl Scope Models

  • Unertl C3 10x Sniper Scope
  • J Unertl 10x Scope
  • UNERTL 4X HAWK scope
  • UNERTL USMC Sniper Scope
  • UNERTL 20X competition Scope
  • Hawk Unertl
  • J Unertl Falcon 2-3/4x Rifle Scope
  • UNERTL 24X63 SPOTTING SCOPE
  • Anschutz 54 22LR Unertl scope
  • Unertl Telescopes c1952

Wrapping It Up

There is no doubt that the Unertl scope is a classic bit of kit that without lack of controversy, has its detractors and also its fans.

The truth is that this item was a symbol of rifle accessories that marked an era. Now they constitute a piece that collectionist demand often due that the company was one of the pioneers to build these kinds of technologies in America.