Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw Refractor, T Harris & Son London, c.1810
Our Stock # 18.5059
This is an antique telescope, an English single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by T Harris & Son, London and dating to circa 1810.
Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy; Fully inspected and lenses cleaned by our in-house restorer.
- Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
- Tapered, wooden primary barrel
- Single, brass draw tube in good order
- 38mm, 1.5" achromatic objective lens
- Sliding dust cover to objective lens
- Swivel dust cover to flared eye cup
- Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display
Engraved 'T Harris & Son, London', an historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.
Closed Length: 49.5cm (19.5'')
Max Drawn Length: 79.5cm (31.25'')
Objective Lens Diameter: 38mm (1.5'')
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