Iron Sights

Fixed front and adjustable rear Iron Sights on a Colt pistol


  Beech folding combination front Iron Sight

  Rear express Iron Sights on a custom rifle.

Tangent rear barrel Iron Sight

  Howe-Whelen adjustable sight-safety mounted to the rear of a Hoffman rifle's bolt.

  Receiver-mounted vernier-adjustable rear Iron Sight on a Shiloh Sharps rifle.


Iron Sights - A set of two metallic protuberences fitted normally to the top of a firearm; one near the muzzle and the other near the breech, fixed or adjustable, which when set and aligned properly with the target, aid in accurate aiming---as opposed to glass-optical telescopic sights.


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