Antique Telescope, Large, Single Draw Refractor, Cary London, Circa 1820
Our Stock # 18.5056
This is an antique telescope, a large single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1820.
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.
- Larger than most presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
- Tapered, original painted, primary barrel in good order
- Draw tube in good order with smooth action
- 56mm, 2.25" objective lens
- Presents a good, sharp and bright image
- Engraved 'Cary, London'
- Complete with lens cap and swivel dust cover
Supplied with a London Fine, oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. An historic, period piece that is good to use today.
Max Drawn Length: 112cm (44'')
Closed Length: 76cm (30'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 56mm (2.25'')
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