Antique Pocket Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, English, Victorian, Circa 1870

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  United Kingdom

This is an antique pocket telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, Victorian telesscope dating to the late 19th century circa 1870.

Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
Displays a desirable aged patina and good consistent colour
Compact three draw telescope, easy to focus
Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

Parallel, wooden primary barrel in good order
Removable dust cap with turned finish
Flared eyecup with swivel dust cover
25mm (1") achromatic, objective lens with lens cap

An antique three draw telescope presented in fine working order. An historic, period piece fine to use today.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 14.5cm (5.75'')
Fully Drawn Length: 40.5cm (16'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 25mm (1'')

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Our Ref: 18.5072

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Condition pre-owned