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Antique Telescope, Three Draw Refractor, English, Late Georgian Circa 1800

Antique Telescope, Three Draw Refractor, English, Late Georgian Circa 1800

£650.00

Our Stock # 18.5060

This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1800. 

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.

  • Good optics presenting a clear, sharp performance
  • Parallel, mahogany primary barrel in good order
  • Draw tubes in good order with smooth action
  • 37mm, 1.5", achromatic doublet objective lens
  • Unnamed – not unusual for most telescopes of this age
  • Complete with lens cap with dust slide
  • Swivel dust cover to flared eye cup

Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

 

Dimensions:
Max Drawn Length: 83cm (32.75'')
Closed Length: 29.25cm (11.5'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 37mm (1.5'')


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