Antique Telescope, Single Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Georgian Circa 1760
This is an antique telescope, a single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, Georgian piece dating to circa 1760.
Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.
Tapered, fruitwood primary barrel presents well
Single brass draw tube in good order with smooth action
Supplied with a London Fine, oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display.
20mm (0.75") objective lens with sliding dust cover
Bulbous eyecup with sliding dust cover
Segmented brass draw tube
A super example of a Georgian antique telescope. An historic, period piece that is good to use today as it was 250 years ago.
Closed Length: 34cm (13.5'')
Fully Drawn Length: 57.5cm (22.75'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 20mm (0.75'')
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Our Ref: 18.6060