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M1 Garand Rear Sight Aperture

Part name: Rear Sight Aperture

Part Function: The Rear Sight Aperture is the object that a shooter will look through and line up with the front sight and then the target in order to place an accurate shot. The rear sight is raised and lowered via a pinion on the elevation knob in order to change the level at which a bullet will impact the target.

Special Notes: none.

Other items of interest in this photograph: none.

Aperture shown in final assembly.

This page was last updated on: March 14, 2002


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