~ A CUTE GEORGIAN RAY SKIN AND BRASS POCKET TELESCOPE~
$200 USD + postage
A 3" Georgian pocket telescope, constructed from brass and covered in ray skin.
4 3/4 x 3 x 1 1/4
Country of manufacture
UK and Ireland
A nice little, unsigned Georgian pocket telescope composed of brass with a ray skin covering. Measuring 3″ closed and 4 3/4″ extended, this 1 1/4″ diameter spotting scope is in wonderful condition for the age. Excellent optics with an estimated magnification of 2-3X. Brass binding down the midline and brass collar. Glass appears to be crown.
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Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).
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