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Antique Telescope, Tripod, 3" Refractor, Terrestrial Astronomical T Cooke & Sons

Antique Telescope, Tripod, 3" Refractor, Terrestrial Astronomical T Cooke & Sons

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Our Stock # 13.0005

This is an antique telescope on tripod, a three inch tapered refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use, probably originally for military use and dating to circa 1900-1915.

Raised on an oak tripod with anti-glare, stealth paint mount, this impressive three inch refractor carries the name of T. Cooke & Sons Ltd of London & York, a respected name synonymous with high quality optical instruments.

The optics are in good order with an achromatic object lens offering a crisp, bright and sharp image. The single draw tube extends smoothly and is fine focused with the knurled wheel moving the rack and pinion adjustment mounted internally to the main tube.

The tubes are complete with lens cap and sliding eye cover with later leather and paint finish in good order throughout.

A super example and a handsome instrument, comfortable to use at any height up to a standing position. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Dimensions:
Max Drawn Length: 118cm (46.5'')
Objective Glass Diameter: 7.5cm (3'')
Height to Horizontal: 157cm (61.75'')

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