Antique Telescope, 2 Draw Refractor, English, Georgian, 18th Century, Circa 1800
This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1800.
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, primary barrel presents well
Draw tubes in good order with smooth action
Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display.
Flared eyecup with sliding cover
Segmented draw tube
25mm (1") achromatic objective
Sliding dust cover to objective
A fine antique telescope, an historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.
Closed Length: 20cm (7.75'')
Fully Drawn Length: 46cm (18'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 25mm (1'')
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Our Ref: 18.6056