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Antique Pocket Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, English, Victorian, Circa 1880


£245 | $326 USD | €278 EUR
Item Number: SA640674
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: London Fine Antiques


This is an antique pocket telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Victorian scope dating to the late 19th century circa 1880.
Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.
Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display
28mm, 1.1" achromatic objective lens with extending sunshade
Parallel primary barrel, half leather and brass
Three draw tubes, wear commensurate with age and careful use
Offering a smooth draw action and easy focus
Swivel dust cover to flared eyecup and associated lens cap
An historic, period antique pocket telescope, as good to use today as it was a hundred years ago.
Closed Length: 16.5cm (6.5'')
Fully Drawn with Sun Shade: 48.5cm (19'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 28mm (1'.1')
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Our Ref: 18.5823
Internal Ref: 18.5823


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 1 cm (0.4")
Width = 1 cm (0.4")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")

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