The scope has always been stored in the case. Any questions please ask Great combo spotting scope Thanks for looking. The item "Swarovski Optik ATS 80 HD Spotting Scope with 20-60x ZOOM lens & Hard Case" is in sale since Sunday, July 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Scopes, Optics & Lasers\Spotting Scopes". The seller is "drdclassics" and is located in Mesa, Arizona.This item can be shipped to United States.