Antique, Telescope, 2 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English, Georgian, C.1760

Antique, Telescope, 2 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English, Georgian, C.1760

Stock Number: 18.6057

£775

This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English telescope dating to the mid-Georgian period of the 18th century, circa 1760.

Dimensions

Closed Length: 27cm (10.75'') ~ Fully Drawn Length: 51cm (20'') ~ Objective Glass Diameter: 25mm (1'')

Circa

Circa 1760

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

Our Stock # 18.6057

This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English telescope dating to the mid-Georgian period of the 18th century, circa 1760.

Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

 ~ Good optics presenting a clear, sharp performance

 ~ Tapered fruitwood primary barrel in good order

 ~ Two draw tubes in good order

 ~ Draws with a smooth action and focuses easily

 ~ 25mm (1″) objective stopped down to 10mm (0.4″)

 ~ Bulbous eyecup with sliding dust cover

Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass ‘Captain’s Stand’ for display. A historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred and fifty years ago.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 27cm (10.75”)
Fully Drawn Length: 51cm (20”)
Objective Glass Diameter: 25mm (1”)

 

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