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Antique Telescope, Two Draw, Mahogany, Brass, English, Georgian, Circa 1780

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Sold by: London Fine Antiques


This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1780.
Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy.
Good optics presenting a clear, sharp performance
Parallel, mahogany primary barrel in good order
Draw tubes in good order with smooth action
42mm, 1.75", achromatic doublet objective lens
Complete with lens cap with integral dust slide
Sliding dust cover to flared eye cup
Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.
Drawn Length: 96cm (37.75'')
Closed Length: 40.75cm (16'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 42mm (1.75'')
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Our Ref: 18.5071
Internal Ref: 18.5071


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 4 cm (1.6")
Width = 4 cm (1.6")
Depth = 96 cm (37.8")

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The Antique Village
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