EXCEPTIONAL 18TH CENTURY BONE OPTICAL COMPENDIUM

EXCEPTIONAL 18TH CENTURY BONE OPTICAL COMPENDIUM

£2,300

VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF A EARLY 18TH CENTURY BONE FLEAGLASS, TELESCOPE & MAGNIFIER, OVERALL LENGTH 5.1/4"
INCHES. THESE LITTLE INSTRUMENTS WERE OFTEN MADE BY CULPEPER OR WILLDAY. PLEASE NOTE THIS HAS BEEN
PROFESSIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS BONE. PLEASE SEE THE BLACK FLECKING AND SHAKES ALL OVER, THESE ITEMS WERE
MADE OF DIFFERENT MATERIALS, BONE WAS OFTEN FAVOURED USING THE NATUAL HOLLOW TO ASSIST CONSTRUCTION.

Circa

1730

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Microscopy, Telescopes - Other, Telescopes - Refracting

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Mike Read Antique Sciences

Based in Lelant, near St Ives, Cornwall, I have been trading since 1979, buying and selling scientific instruments and nautical antiques. Over the years I have acquired many rare and wonderful items for the trade and collectors alike. I hope this continues. Mike Read. Email: michaelread060@gmail.com

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