A RARE SHAGREEN CASED POCKET BRASS  TELESCOPE C 1780

A RARE SHAGREEN CASED POCKET BRASS TELESCOPE C 1780

Stock Number: 2056

1400

Dimensions

IN DESCRIPTION

Circa

C1780

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Monoculars, Telescopes - Other

Description

LENSES FOCUS AT ABOUT 8 INCHES APART  . CASE IS IN GOOD CONDITION, , SHARKSKIN,  4 IN. ( 10 cms ) TALL,

DIAMETER OF CASE  3 IN. ( 76 mm )  CASE CLOSES WELL AND HINGE GOOD.

THERE PROBABLY WOULD HAVE BEEN A POCKET BRASS TELESCOPIC TUBE WITH IT TO TIGHTEN LENSES ON TO FIX THE FOCUS, KEY SCREWS AT BASE OF LENSES.ITS NOT THERE

EVERYTHING SUGGEST IT WAS MADE IN GERMANY C1780

THE LARGE LENS IS A BIT LOOSE SLIGHTLY CHIPPED AT EDGE , BUT STAYS IN PLACE.  IMAGE IS GOOD