Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Pocket Refractor, Dollond London, Mid 19th Century

Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Pocket Refractor, Dollond London, Mid 19th Century

Stock Number: 18.5088

£495

This is an antique telescope, a three draw pocket telescope, a refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by renowned manufacturer Dollond and dating to the mid 19th century.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Closed Length: 24cm (9.5'') ~ Fully Drawn Length: 73cm (28.75'') ~ Objective Glass Diameter: 38mm (1.5'')

Circa

Mid 19th Century

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

Our Stock # 18.5088

This is an antique telescope, a three draw pocket telescope, a refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by renowned manufacturer Dollond and dating to the mid 19th century.

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

 ~ Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance

 ~ Parallel, wooden, primary barrel in good order

 ~ Withdraws with a smooth action, easy to focus

 ~ Engraved ‘Dollond London’ in a script hand

 ~ 38mm (1.5″) objective lens with brass lens cap

 ~ Slide dust cover to flared eye cup

 ~ Presents a good, sharp and bright image

 ~ Supplied with a London Fine, oak and brass, ‘Captain’s Stand’ for display

An antique telescope presented in good condition. An historic, period piece fine to use today.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 24cm (9.5”)
Fully Drawn Length: 73cm (28.75”)
Objective Glass Diameter: 38mm (1.5”)

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