~EXCELLENT SMALL THREE DRAW TELESCOPE-MAHOGANY BARREL~

~EXCELLENT SMALL THREE DRAW TELESCOPE-MAHOGANY BARREL~

90 GBP ($125 USD) + postage

An excellent unsigned, three draw telescope with early knurling c.1820

Dimensions

6 x 1 1/4

Circa

1820

Maker

unbranded

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Natural history, Office Antiques, Telescopes - Refracting, Navigational instruments

Description

An excellent three draw, mahogany barreled, unsigned refracting telescope with early knurling/machining/roping c.1820. Measuring 1 1/4 inch (3 cm.) in diameter, 16 inches open and 6 inches closed it has it’s protective ocular slide but no end cap. Green crown glass for the objective doublet with no faults other than a small knock/dent on the barrel (see photo). All screws to the barrel are intact. Excellent optics (~10 X) !!! Pocket size.

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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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