Malcolm 3X Short Telescopic Sight

Fine Vintage Riflescopes for Fine Vintage Rifles...

William Malcolm is the oldest name in scope manufacturing, originally established in 1855. Malcolm Optics has stepped back in the time to redesign this historic line of telescopic rifle sights, providing today’s shooter a period correct scope with modern optics. 

Both the 3X 17″ and 6X 18″ Malcolm scopes are ideal for many of the single-shot and lever-action cartridge rifles produced during the late 1880s and 1890s. An ever growing selection of the mounts and accessories now include the side mounts for various sharps rifle models, Winchester Model 1885 rifle, H&R “ Buffalo Classic”, Winchester ’73, ’76, ’92 & ‘94 models, Henry “Golden Boy” .22, Marlin ’94 / ’95 models, and others.

Every glass lens in the Malcolm 3X short scope is fully multi-coated. The scope is also nitrogen purged and sealed. The Malcolm 3X and 6X short scope are among the finest quality reproduction vintage riflescopes available today!

Short 3X Malcolm Scope Manual [download]
Malcolm Telescopic Scope Mounting Overview [download]

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Magnification: 3X

Objective Lens Diameter: 17mm

Eye Relief: 4"

Field of View: 15 ft @ 100 yards

Tube Size: 3/4"

Length: 17"

Weight: 17.5 oz

Malcolm Short Rifle Telescopes

Like the original Winchester A5 scopes from the late 1880s-1890s, the Malcolm 3X and 6X short telescopic comes with authentically styled "caged" rear mount and front mount. The elevation and windage can be adjusted in the rear mount.

Malcolm 3X Short Rifle Telescope lever action
Fine Crosswire Reticle

Fine Crosswire Reticle

Like the original Winchester A5 scope, the Malcolm 3X short rifle telescope comes with a fine crosswire reticle.