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new Large Antique Library Telescope, English, Starboy, Astronomical, Broadhurst & Co

Large Antique Library Telescope, English, Starboy, Astronomical, Broadhurst & Co

£2,850.00
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Our Stock # 18.7864

This is an antique library telescope. An English, brass 'Starboy' astronomical mounted refractor by Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920.

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

  • Displays consistent colour throughout and a desirable aged patina
  • Original primary barrel in good order with a few light indentations under close inspection
  • Striking brass brightwork presented in eye-catching, original order
  • By the renowned Broadhurst, Clarkson and Co. of London
  • Single draw tube extends smoothly, focused by knurled wheel moving an internal rack and pinion
  • Maker's mark to the angle viewer; Broadhurst, Clarkson and Co. 63 Farringdon Road London
  • Supplied with a parallel viewing tube and fascinating ephemera in the form of hand-written usage notes
  • Attaches to the cast iron tripod with two brass turn screws and rotates through 90 degrees fore and aft

This is a delightful antique library telescope, an early example of Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co's Starboy line of astronomical mounted scopes. Ideal for observing the night sky in comfort. Delivered polished and ready to be enjoyed.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 122cm (48'')
Fully Drawn Length: 132cm (52'')
Primary Objective Diameter: 6.5cm (2.5'')

Fully Drawn With Parallel Eye Tube: 150.5cm (59.25") 

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