Antique Telescope, English, Refractor, Dollond of London, circa 1820
This is an antique two draw telescope. An English refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by Dollond of London and dating to the early 19th century, circa 1820.
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, wooden primary barrel in good order
Segmented first draw tube
Draws with a firm action and focuses easily
25mm (1") achromatic objective
Engraved, sliding dust cover to objective; reads 'Dollond, London'
Flared eyecup with swivel cover
Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display
This is a charming Dollond telescope, and as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.
Closed Length: 23cm (9'')
Fully Drawn Length: 52cm (20.5'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 25mm (1'')
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Our Ref: 18.6055