To see what the reticle looks like, go here
PENTAX Sport Optics Home
then click on Reticle. The top one is the BDC. Its basically a crosshair with lines corresponding to 300, 400, & 500 yards for most high velocity rifles. Works very nicely, doesn't obsure as much of the target like a thick post or mil-dot.
France is OK but you will have to pay the shipping. USA shipping would have cost me $10, so the cost would be $469 + whatever the shipping is.
And you will have, of course, to pay in US $, and it has to completely clear before I send it.