SOLD – Octagonal sided marine telescope

SOLD – Octagonal sided marine telescope

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Circa

1800

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Other

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SOLD – Circa 1790 – 1810 octagonal sided marine telescope with a single drawtube, shutters to the eyepiece and objective lens. All lenses are intact and undamaged and the scope snaps into sharp focus. 13.5″ (34 cms) closed, 23.5″ (60 cms) fully open. The barrel is free of cracks.

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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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