A good condition Optimate (Edgar Brothers branded Japanese Nikko) complete with sunshade
10x42 fixed is a perfect mag for a one stop shop rifle for target and quarry
"Featuring high quality, green Japanese lenses and one-piece construction.
The Edgar Brothers range of Opti-Mate branded scopes are established, tried and tested.
They don’t claim to be anything other than great , hardwearing and reliable,
Edgar Brothers limited lifetime warranty.
- Overall Length: 350 - 355mm
- Fast Eye Focus:
- Parallax: Side Wheel (rare, most have barrel mounted parallax)
- Turret Adjustment: Resettable External – 1/4”/click
- Objective Outer Diameter: 50mm
- Threaded for Sunshade:, 2" sunshade included
- Matte Black
Same scope was also marketed by other makers over the years:
Nikko Sniper 10x42
Edgar Brothers / Opti-mate Sniper 10x42 (UK)
Lynx Sniper 10x42 (South Africa / Australia)
Tasco Sniper 10x42
SWFA Sniper 10x42 http://www.snipercentral.com/ss1042.phtml
All the same
New these cost over £300....but you can't get them new!
SS code number confirming "Super Sniper" derivation