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Antique Telescope, Dollond 'Day or Night' Terrestrial & Astronomical Use c.1850

Posted by London Fine Ltd

13 May, 2020

Antique Telescope, Dollond 'Day or Night' Terrestrial & Astronomical Use c.1850


This is an antique telescope by Dollond dating to the mid 19th century, a 'day or night' single draw scope suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, c.1850.

- A fine example of a navigational telescope by renowned maker [Dollond]( "Dollond")
- A single draw scope featuring a 40mm achromatic objective glass
- The optics present a clear, sharp and crisp image

- The leather covered barrel and stitching in very good order
- The eyepiece retains the original swivel dust cover
- The original objective lens cap still fits snugly

- The tubes in very good order throughout
- Inscribed 'Dollond London Day or Night'
- Indicating the telescope is good for all light conditions

A super example, easy and great to use.

**Closed Length: 53cm (20.86")
Drawn Length: 92cm (36.25")
Barrel Diameter: 60mm (2.36")
Visible Objective Glass Diameter: 40mm (1.57")

#### **[Find out more about Dollond here.]( "Find out more about Dollond")**

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Our Ref: A1690



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