Antique Telescope, Single Draw Refractor, English, Georgian, Circa 1760

Antique Telescope, Single Draw Refractor, English, Georgian, Circa 1760

Stock Number: 18.5070

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

Dimensions

Closed Length: 41.5cm (16.25''), Fully Drawn Length: 63cm (24.75''), Objective Glass Diameter: 15mm (0.5'')

Circa

Circa 1760

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

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

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

Clear, sharp optical performance, easy to focus

Rich caramel hues to tapered mahogany barrel

Single draw, segmented brass tube operates with smooth action

15mm (0.5″) objective lens with sliding dust cover

Bulbous eyecup with sliding dust cover

This antique telescope is supplied with a London Fine, oak and brass ‘Captain’s Stand’ for display. An historic, period piece that is good to use today as it was 250 years ago.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 41.5cm (16.25”)
Fully Drawn Length: 63cm (24.75”)
Objective Glass Diameter: 15mm (0.5”)

 

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