I was given a 30-30 when I was about 15 and never really cared that much about it. Now, years later I'm getting into firearms and picked up my old 30-30 from my dad durring xmas. It's a 1969 Glenfield model 60 (department store version of the Marlin 336). I have a nice soft case that fits it well that looks to be from the 1970's it's also got a scope rail but no scope. I'd like to get a scope for it but keep it true to the time period...
So, my question is: what were some popular department store scopes from the 1970's? How much would one cost today? And where could someone find one?
Redfield is the first one that comes to mind.
you can find them on ebay or at gun shows or at sporting goods stores for the modern ones, redfield is still a popular scope with the older guys and is still made. As far as cost i would think you could pick a older one up for little or nothing
..hey i have a original 1974 6x40 gloss Redfield 4 sell,,widefiew
now im not a spring chicken,,in that day Redfield was top of the line,,
there is one on ebay right now 6x40 Redfield,fair cond,over $100.00
i will sale mine way less..thanks