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Antique Telescope, English, Brass, 3-Draw Terrestrial Refractor, Victorian, 1880

Antique Telescope, English, Brass, 3-Draw Terrestrial Refractor, Victorian, 1880

£795.00
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Our Stock # 18.8254

This is an antique telescope. An English, brass 3-draw terrestrial or astronomical refractor, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880.

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

  • Appealing finish, drawing to a generous length from a compact body
  • Displays a desirable aged patina throughout, each tube drawing with a pleasingly firm action
  • Braided canvas dressing to primary barrel both tactile and distinctive
  • Bright golden tones to the polished brass draw tubes
  • Presents clear optical performance, with a 38mm (1.5") primary objective lens
  • Deep, sliding sun shade for protection on bright days
  • Flared eye cup benefits from a swivel type dust cover
  • Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

This is a fascinating antique telescope, with quality late Victorian craftsmanship. Delivered polished and ready for use or display.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 26.5cm (10.5'')
Fully Drawn Length: 84.5cm (33.25'')
Objective Diameter: 38mm (1.5'') 


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