H. Hmvuvlom).Sight for Fire-Arms. v

No. 61,007,


Patented Jam. s, 1867.






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5. c'. as to be easily and quickly adjusted to any fixed point when in anv elevated positiomand so as_to be closely depressed upon the arm when vnot wanted for use. by means of which the device is secured to the ai‘m in aproper position for use. [a a] S. The combined action of the oscillating disk z' with‘the clasp j' relative to the standard'ol.) and therefore not liable to any mistake. so as to render the sightclear and unobstructed. In the accompanying drawings Figure 1 is a front elevation Figure 2is a side elevation. ama January s. and desire to secure by Letters Patent. cut upon its lower end.. m. Buss. through which to allow a detent screw. construction. Y ’ Figures 4. c is a joint. l y _ . ' Witnesses: _HENRY HAMMoN. fitted into the -end of the joint of the standard. and 7 show diiïerent views of the device in their several'detached parts. and to enable others skilled in the art to make and use the same. and a screw. is-and for the purpose described. l i Y It consists in making a disk having a central sight. by means of which the joint is secured together. and having a. formed in the face’thereof. screw formed on one side of thesight-disk z'. screw-thread orifice. substantially as described. which is fitted on to the standard d. the object of which is to hold it (the standard) in an elevated position. because theparticul'ar point inthe scale is always clearly visible at which itis desirable to ñx the‘sight. 7c. _formed on one side thereof at the centre. the nature of which willbe understood from the specification and drawings. . having a Screw. is formed a sight-hole. so.) it is loosened. IMPROVEMENT IN BACK SIGHTS FOR PIRE-ARMS. ì ‘ JEREMY W. the-sight itself `is always in the centre of the disk. g. and by a reactingmotion of' the thumb and finger it may be firmly fixed at that point. in its centre (or nearly so) for a sight. 7L. (er nearly so. cut in its 'centre to receive a. of the city and county of Hartford. It will be seen from the foregoing that this'back sight is much more simple of construction and of operation. b. It is-also provided with a slit. and to afford _ample means for securing the sight-disk thereon. as might otherwise occur. » TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Be it known that I. ` What I claim. (produced by the thumb and iinger. besides. countersunk deeply. W. HARTFORD. I claim the employment of the" screwh with the. HENRY HAMMOND. i867. I claim the oscillating disk t“. have invented certain newâand useful Improvements in Back Sights for Fire-Arms. 6. v ` I believe I have thus shown the nature. others skilled to make and use the same therefrom. .007. dis the standard. and State of Connecticut. 'Buss- . so as to tit closely and work freely in the threaded ori?ce m formed in the centre of the claspf Through the centre of this disk. formed on the lower end'of the standard. n. the object of which is to ‘provide an unobstructed space for the sight. and operation of `this improvement so as to enableV . e. back side elevation.v HENRY HAMMOND. in which the same letters marked thereon indicate like parts in each of the iigures. vand arranged upon a jointed and graduated standard.y . to play in. _team Parme No.` l v ' ` . ` ' Figure 3 is a. ‘âilge ârlgehuli retina tu in their “átettitß i'glrtßnt mit` mating tart uf its time. one edge of'which is graduated to -show or indicate the point where it is desirable to secure the sight. moved up or down upon the `standard d to any desired point on the scale. f is a clasp-nut. ‘ 1. with the standard d. Figure 8 shows a modified form of `securing the disk upon the standard. l a is the joint stump. l z' is a sight-disk. substantially as 2. or. n. so as to slide up and down closely and freely thereon. d’" is a screw or pin. I will proceed to describe. 61. and works into the notches d”. oscillating disk ¿and standard d.k. with its fastening` screw Í: and sight n. it will be clearly seen that by a slight oscillating motion of the disk z'.d’ is a spring-catch. formed on the upper end thereof to receive a corresponding r/shaped joint. by referring to the drawings. substantially as and for the purpose described. and screw. having a slit. I - 3. z‘. therefore. @nimh “uw Èafmtff’Ít-ß. CONNECTICUT. Now. having an orißce. and more accurate and reliable in changing it‘from one fixed position to another.