Antique Telescope, 2 Draw Refractor, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English, C.1810
This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to the early 19th century, circa 1810.
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, fruitwood primary barrel in good order
Draw tubes in good order with smooth action
25mm (1") achromatic objective with sliding dust cover
Flared 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 years ago.
Closed Length: 21.5cm (8.5'')
Fully Drawn Length: 50.5cm (20'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 25mm (1'')
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Our Ref: 18.6059