~EXCELLENT DOLLOND, LONDON SIGNALLING TELESCOPE~

~EXCELLENT DOLLOND, LONDON SIGNALLING TELESCOPE~

120 GBP ($170 USD) + postage

A rarely used "Dollond, London" 3 draw, signalling telescope in original leather two piece case

Dimensions

31 x 2 1/2 inches (27 x 7 cm. closed and cased)

Circa

1900-1920

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Navigational instruments, Office Antiques, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

Signed “Dollond, London” signalling telescope, No. 10378. WW1 vintage with two part leather caps and strap. Rarely used and in near perfect condition (save for one dent in the OG barrel-does NOT affect optics). 6 cm. OG lens, 31 inches fully extended plus a threaded 3 inch sun shade extension (leather covered). 10 inches closed with near flawless leather over brass barrel. The three draws are tight and dent free (minor oxidation). Shoulder strap missing. Perfectly clear and powerful optics !!!

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CA ScientificaOpticae

Scientifica Opticae

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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