Officer of the Watch Telescope, Ross London c.1890
Our Stock # LFA-1378
This is an antique, 'Officer of the Watch' telescope dating to the latter part of the 19th century.
Made from German silver, a copper, zinc and nickel alloy, this telescope retains it's original 'ox blood' red leather sleeve with braided twists at either end with the stitching in good order. The draw tube slides easily with all tubes dent free.
The optics are in good order providing a clear, sharp image and benefit from a retractable sun shade. The swivel eye cover and lens cap absent as usual.
Objective Lens Diameter: 3cm (1.25'')
Closed Length: 43.5cm (17.25'')
Max Drawn Length (incl. sun shade): 63cm (24.75'')
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