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Old 09-19-2021, 12:30 PM
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Hello all. I was at a show yesterday looking for sights for a Winchester model 75. I did find a Lyman 57 ES rear peep but was unable to find the correct front sight.

Whilst digging for rusty gold I came across a Redfield rear peep sight which was unidentified and owner had no idea. It is aluminum bodied with 2 mounting holes. It has a vertical scale from 0-45. The interior side of the body where the mount screw pass through is flat and not radiused so obviously mounts against a flat side. The only mark is a WW on inside flat. I thought at first it was for a model 70 but haven't dug mine out of the safe to confirm. Any ideas?
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Old 09-19-2021, 01:54 PM
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Old 09-19-2021, 02:21 PM
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Redfield sight pics

Here are a couple of poor quality pics.
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It has Hunting turrets, not Target turrets.
Can you provide the Center to Center measurements of the mounting holes?
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meaurements

I am away from home and don't have access to a caliper or mic. Best guess with a tape measure is 5/8 inch or .625 center to center.
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Looks like one you would mount on a lever gun.
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My best guess so far is a TRophy sight for maybe a Marlin 57 or Winchester 77. The WW stamp seems to identify possibly Winchester but I have seen the same WW marked sights fit Mausers and Springfields. The scale of 0-45 I assume is in yards and would seem to indicate a rimfire application.
Their is a relief cut on inner surface at rear which could either be for a bolt shroud or cocking indicator or bolt travel clearance.
I looked at a BR marked sight which was close but relief cut was different.
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site identified base not yet

I have been able to confirm that it is indeed a Redfield trophy sight per my 1965 copy of Gun digest. I still haven't identified the WW base yet. This sight was available for most popular guns of the day. I guess you need to have a vintage Redfield catalog to identify the base because the Gun digest doesn't go in to detail. I did find a picture of a original box for a Trophy TR-WW but the label was so faded I couldn't distinguish what models the base fits.
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