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Antique Telescope, Dollond, 2" Refracting Library Scope in Mahogany Case c.1800 - London Fine Antiques

Antique Telescope, Dollond, 2" Refracting Library Scope in Mahogany Case c.1800

Our Stock # R0667

This is an antique telescopeåÊin mahogany case dating to circa 1800 by renowned optical instrument makeråÊDollond.

  • Clear sharp optics with 2" achromatic objective glass
  • Additional solar observation lens (We DO NOT advise using without scrutiny first)
  • Rack and pinion fine focus
  • Terrestrial or astronomical use (upright image)
  • Brass pillar mount with folding legs and spade feet
  • Fluid movement in horizontal and vertical planes

A super example of a library scope, perfectly good for modern observation.

Dimensions:
Objective Glass: 51mm (2")
Fully Drawn Length: 102cm (40")
Height on Stand to Horizontal: 50cm (19.5")

Case Width: 77cm (30")
Case Depth: 17.5cm (7")
Case Height: 10cm (4")

Find out more about Dollond here.


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