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Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Circa 1790

Posted by London Fine Ltd

14 May, 2020

Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Circa 1790


This is an antique telescope, an English, Georgian, single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use dating to circa 1790.

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

Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
Tapered, wooden primary barrel
Single, brass draw tube in good order

35mm (1.5") objective lens with dust cap
Extending brass sunshade
Flared eyecup with swivel dust cover

A fine antique telescope supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. A historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

Closed Length: 25cm (9.75'')
Fully Drawn Length: 39cm (15.25'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 35mm (1.5'')

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Our Ref: 18.6058



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