Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English, Georgian, C.1780
This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, Georgian piece dating to the late 18th century, circa 1780.
Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.
Displays a desirable aged patina and rich hues
Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
Parallel half wooden primary barrel
Offering a smooth draw action and easy focus
Three draw refractor with extending sunshade
30mm (1.25") achromatic objective with sliding dust cover
Bulbous eyecup, also with sliding dust cover
Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display
This is a fascinating antique, Georgian telescope and as good to use today as it was over two hundred years ago. Delivered polished and ready for viewing.
Closed Length: 31cm (12.25'')
Max Drawn Length: 98.5cm (38.75'')
Objective Lens Diameter: 3cm (1.25'')
We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques.
We ship worldwide with professional packing and attractive rates - please send us your post / zip code and country for a quote.
Free delivery to most of the U.K. - Please send us your post code for confirmation.
Deliveries taking on average ten working days to arrive at your door from receipt of payment.
Please contact us if you require any further information - we are here to help.
Our Ref: 18.5062