SOLD – Circa 1790 single draw fruitwood telescope

SOLD – Circa 1790 single draw fruitwood telescope

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Circa

1790

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Other

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SOLD – Circa 1790 single draw, taper fruitwood barrel (probably pear) with dust sliders to the objective lens and  eyepiece. It measures 16.5″ (42 cms) when closed and 24.5″ (62 cms) fully open. The lenses are damage free and it gives an excellent, sharp image when viewing. No splits to the barrel: excellent condition.

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GB Scientific Inspirations

Scientific Inspirations

I live in Lancashire (U.K.) and have been a dealer and collector of scientific and nautical instruments for a number of years. My stock has included some fine items from museums and colleges, which were surplus to their requirements. I occasionally purchase some interesting items from abroad, having established some reliable sources.

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