3 ½ telescope by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer of Munich

3 ½ telescope by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer of Munich


Library refactor telescope by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer, circa 1825


Circa 1825

Country of manufacture


Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting


A brass 3 ½” refactor telescope by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer of Munich, circa 1825.

With rack and pinion focusing, and star finder-scope.

Rack and pinion motion for the altitude, and shaft driven key for slow motion in the azimuth.

Mounted on a weighted pillar and claw library tripod, with folding feet.

Fitted with terrestrial, day draw, eyepiece.

Signed: Utzschneider u. Fraunhofer in München

Length in photograph: 168 cm – 66 inches.

Utzschneider & Fraunhofer of Munich was a partnership (1824-26) between Joseph von Utzschneider (1763-1840) & Joseph Fraunhofer (1787-1826) in Munich, Germany

For further photograph see: https://www.hatchwellantiques.co.uk/optics/telescopes/utzschneider-fraunhofer-telescope-detail

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