Tel: +44 (0)207 1833 511 . . . . . .Email: sales@londonfine.co.uk
Cart 0
Antique Telescope on Tripod, Original Case, Three Inch Refractor, Circa 1920-40 - London Fine Antiques

Antique Telescope on Tripod, Original Case, Three Inch Refractor, Circa 1920-40

Our Stock # 18.5053

This is an antique telescope on tripod with original case, a three inch refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use, a 'Starboy' by Broadhurst Clarkson and Co. Ltd, 63 Farringdon Road, London and dating to circa 1920-40. 

Raised on a mahogany tripod with brass mount this impressive three inch refractor carries the name of Broadhurst Clarkson & Co., a respected name synonymous with high quality optical instruments operating out of London, England.

The optics are in good order offering an achromatic object lens and a crisp, bright and sharp image. The sighting scope benefits from fine adjustment for alignment. There are a pair of eye tubes, one astronomical (inverted image) and one terrestrial (upright image) and two coloured filters.

The single draw tube extends smoothly and is focused with the knurled wheel moving the rack and pinion fine adjustment mounted internally to the main tube. The tubes are in good order, complete with lens caps and retaining the original paint and lacquer finish.

The case is in tip-top condition and displays good colour and grain interest. Opening up, a clean interior with baized bearers and the maker's badge attached inside the lid.

A super example and a handsome instrument. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Dimensions:
Case:
Max Width: 125cm (49.25'')
Max Depth: 22cm (8.75'')
Max Height: 15.25cm (6'')

Height to Horizontal on Tripod: 170cm (67'')
Maximum Drawn Length: 129.5cm (51'')
Objective Glass: 7.8cm (3'')

Find out more about Broadhurst Clarkson & Co here...


Share this Product


Delivery

We ship to the U.K. and internationally every week. Deliveries take approximately ten to fifteen working days to arrive at your door from receipt of order. We hand deliver most of our U.K. orders.

Internationally, our price includes our specialist packing service and all pre-shipment paperwork. We ship with all the major carriers; FedEx, UPS, DHL etc and shipments are fully tracked and insured.

UK Mainland

Excluding: Highlands & Islands of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly, Jersey & Guernsey and remote areas – please let us know your post code to confirm.

loading..

Europe

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

loading..

USA & Canada

loading..

Russia

We apologise we can not ship to Russia at this time but you are welcome to arrange your own courier service. We will support you with any details required.

-

Rest of the World

Please let us know your country and area code and we will find the most competitve rate for you

-


More from this collection

Get in touch