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Antique Telescope, Three Draw Refractor, J Casartelli and Son, Circa 1900 - London Fine Antiques

Antique Telescope, Three Draw Refractor, J Casartelli and Son, Circa 1900

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Our Stock # 18.5080

This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Victorian scope by J Casartelli and Son, Manchester and dating to circa 1900.

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

  • Engraved 'J Casartelli, Manchester, 18x'
  • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
  • Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display
  • Parallel, stitched leather primary barrel
  • Brass draw tubes in good order, offering a smooth draw action and easy focus
  • 33mm, 1.25" achromatic objective lens claimed to be 18x magnification by maker
  • Lens cap and swivel dust cover to flared eye cup,
  • Slight deformation to eyecup perimeter
  • An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was a hundred years ago

A good example of an antique telescope. Presented ready to use or display.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 20.5cm (8'')
Fully Drawn: 58.5cm (23'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 33mm (1.25'')

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