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Antique Telescope, English, 3 Draw Refractor, Silberrad Aldgate, 19th Century

Posted by London Fine Ltd

13 May, 2020

Antique Telescope, English, 3 Draw Refractor, Silberrad Aldgate, 19th Century


This is an antique telescope. An English, three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by Silberrad of Aldgate, London and dating to the early 19th century, circa 1810.

Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

Good optics presenting a clear, sharp performance
Parallel, mahogany primary barrel in good order
Draw tubes in good order with smooth action
Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

35mm (1.5") achromatic objective
Brass lens cap and flared eyecup with swivel dust cover
Fine grain interest and rich mahogany hues
Bears the maker's mark; Silberrad - Aldgate, London

This is a lovely mahogany and brass telescope by renowned optical instrument maker Silberrad.

Closed Length: 18cm (7'')
Fully Drawn Length: 55cm (21.75'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 35mm (1.5'')

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Our Ref: 18.5069



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