Vintage Telescope, Tripod, Broadhurst Clarkson, London, Starboy, Astronomical

  USD $2,477
  United Kingdom

This is a large, vintage telescope on a tripod and supplied with a case, by Broadhurst, Clarkson and Co. of London. An impressive 'Starboy' 3" astronomical refractor and dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930.

Displays consistent colour throughout and a desirable aged patina

Original primary barrel in good order with a single indentation under close inspection

Abundant brass brightwork displays in eye-catching, original order

By the renowned Broadhurst, Clarkson and Co. of London

Optics are in good order offering an achromatic object lens

Offering a crisp, bright and sharp image - inverted (astronomical scope)

Large 7.5cm (3") primary objective with protective dust cap

Sighting scope benefits from fine adjustment for alignment

Single draw tube extends smoothly, focused by knurled wheel moving an internal rack and pinion

Maker's mark to the collar; Broadhurst, Clarkson and Co. 63 Farringdon Road London

Wooden tripod in very good condition and standing at 161.5cm (63.5") tall

Attaches to tripod with two brass turn screws and rotates through 90 degrees fore and aft

Carry case of stout build featuring felt cushioned stays, dust shade and colour filter

Case lid features a hand-written note, reminding the user to avoid looking directly at the sun

(Contrary to the hand-written advice to use a filter, we DO NOT recommend ANY solar observation whatsoever)

This is an appealing vintage telescope, replete with tripod and carry case and perfect for terrestrial or astrological purposes. Delivered polished and ready for use.

Dimensions:

Closed Length: 110cm (43.25'')

Fully Drawn Length: 120cm (47.25'')

Objective Glass Diameter: 8cm (3.25'')

Height on Tripod at Horizontal: 173.5 (68.25")

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Our Ref: 18.5049

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