Antique Telescope, 2 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English, Georgian, C.1760
This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English telescope dating to the mid-Georgian period of the 18th century, circa 1760.
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
Tapered fruitwood primary barrel in good order
Two draw tubes in good order
Draws with a smooth action and focuses easily
25mm (1") objective stopped down to 10mm (0.4")
Bulbous eyecup with sliding dust cover
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 and fifty years ago.
Closed Length: 27cm (10.75'')
Fully Drawn Length: 51cm (20'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 25mm (1'')
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Our Ref: 18.6057