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Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English, Georgian, C.1780 - London Fine Antiques

Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English, Georgian, C.1780

£495.00
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Our Stock # 18.5062

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.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 31cm (12.25'')
Max Drawn Length: 98.5cm (38.75'')
Objective Lens Diameter: 3cm (1.25'')


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