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Antique Telescope, A Franks Ltd, Manchester, Officer of the Watch, Early C20th - London Fine Antiques

Antique Telescope, A Franks Ltd, Manchester, Officer of the Watch, Early C20th

£475.00

Our Stock # 18.5082

This is an antique telescope, a single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, 'Officer of the Watch' telescope dating to the early 20th century. 

Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy.

  • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
  • Parallel, leather clad, primary barrel in good order
  • German silver (copper, zinc and nickel alloy) draw tube and sun shade
  • Withdraws with a smooth action, easy to focus
  • 30mm (1.25") objective lens
  • Presents a good, sharp and bright image
  • Engraved 'A. Franks Ltd, Manchester'
  • Complete with leather lens cap and swivel dust cover

Supplied with an London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. An historic, period piece fine to use today that displays well.

Dimensions:
Max Drawn Length: 62.5cm (24.5'')
Length Closed: 48cm (19'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 30mm (1.25'')

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