Antique Telescope on Stand, Terrestrial Astronomical Negretti & Zambra, 1899
Our Stock # 18.5073
This is an antique telescope dating to the late 19th century, 1899.
- In fine order physically and optically
- Upright image, ideal for terrestrial or astronomical use
- Delivered with a solid oak and brass, bespoke 'Captain's Stand'
- Single draw Negretti & Zambra telescope
- Engraved 'NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA, LONDON, 1899/733, TEL GARRISON [MARK I]'
- Also caries a feint military broad arrow
- Tapered, leather barrel and draw tube are dent free
- Retractable sun shade and lens cap
- Eyepiece offers a swivel dust cover
- Lenses are in good order offering a crisp, sharp image
- Achromatic objective lens is 58mm in diameter
- Focused by adjusting the length of the draw tube
A super example and a handsome instrument, great for everyday use or display.
Max Drawn Length: 132cm (52'')
Length Closed: 93cm (36.5'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 5.8cm (2.25'')
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