Gunsight and reticle therefor

CAFC
  • US 6,453,595 B1
  • Filed: 03/06/2000
  • Issued: 09/24/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/08/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An improved telescopic gunsight, comprising:

  • (a) a housing, including a means for mounting said housing in a fixed, predetermined position relative to a gun barrel;

    (b) an objective lens mounted in said housing at one end thereof;

    (c) an ocular lens mounted in said housing at an opposite end thereof;

    (d) a reticle mounted in said housing between said objective lens and said ocular lens, said reticle having an optical center and a plurality of aiming points, said aiming points formed by a primary vertical cross-hair, a primary horizontal cross-hair intersecting said primary vertical cross-hair to form an upper right quadrant, an upper left quadrant, a lower left quadrant, and a lower right quadrant, a plurality of secondary horizontal cross-hairs intersecting said primary vertical cross hair and evenly spaced a predetermined distance along said primary vertical cross-hair, a plurality of secondary vertical cross-hairs intersecting at least some of said secondary horizontal cross-hairs and evenly spaced a predetermined distance along at least some of said secondary horizontal cross-hairs, each said intersecting cross-hair forming one of said plurality of aiming points, and rangefinding markings.

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