EXCEPTIONAL TELESCOPE BY DAVIS OF DERBY

EXCEPTIONAL TELESCOPE BY DAVIS OF DERBY

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EARLY JOHN DAVIS OF DERBY ( W.1828-73 ) FIVE DRAW TELESCOPE WITH BEAUTIFUL ROSEWOOD MAIN BODY.

Circa

1830

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Reflecting

Description

FINE TELESCOPE BY DAVIS OF DERBY. GOLD LACQUERED BRASS & STUNNING ROSEWOOD, EYE-PIECE INCORPORATING A COLOURED FILTER, O.G. 2″ CAP 2.1/2″dia. TELESCOPE 9.3/4″ CLOSED 42″ OPEN. GOOD IMAGE. JOHN DAVIS & SON WERE RENOWNED FOR THERE MINE SURVEYING INSTRUMENTS IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY. Contact Email: m.jread@btinternet.com

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Mike Read Antique Sciences

Based in Lelant, near St Ives, Cornwall, I have been trading since 1979, buying and selling scientific instruments and nautical antiques. I have exhibited at the London Scientific Fair for 20 years. Over the years I have acquired many rare and wonderful items for the trade and collectors alike. I hope this continues. Mike Read. Email: m.jread@btinternet.com.

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