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Old August 8, 2008, 05:02 PM   #1
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Golden Gate Riflescopes

Does anyone know the manufacturing history of these scopes?

I've tried google, yahoo, aol, ask, etc., and searched numerous
fourms with negative results.

I purchased a used Remington .308 bolt gun that came with this
scope. Seller advised it was along the same lines as Tasco and

Golden Gate
Image Moving
Nitrogen Filled
Fully Coated Lenses

This is a real ghost company.
Anyone ever heard of it?
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Old February 12, 2014, 07:03 PM   #2
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I traded for a Golden Gate scope the same as described. I got it at a famous gun shop in El Cerrito Calif., the name escapes me now. That was in 1971 or 72. It was one hell of a scope as I could put five shot groups in a fifty cent piece at 100 yards with a custom Arisaka 7.7 that at one time been a Japanese sniper rifle. I had it complety glass inbeded in a Herters walnut stock and it had a timney match trigger assembly. Sure like to know where that rifle is now!
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Old February 12, 2014, 09:17 PM   #3
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Old West Guns used to be in El Cerrito. Was that it?
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