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Antique Telescope on Stand, Terrestrial Astronomical Negretti & Zambra, 1899 - London Fine Antiques

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.

Dimensions:
Max Drawn Length: 132cm (52'')
Length Closed: 93cm (36.5'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 5.8cm (2.25'')


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