~FINE BALEEN COVERED SIX DRAW TELESCOPE~
250 GBP ($300 USD) + postage
A fine Georgian, baleen covered, 1 1/2 inch six draw pocket telescope
Country of manufacture
UK and Ireland
A fine Georgian/early Victorian, six draw, baleen covered pocket telescope. 1 1/2 inch doublet OG, perfect baleen covering, 95% original lacquer, OG lens cap, 24 inches extended, six inches closed. Good optics, oddly unsigned. magnificent knurling/machining, extendable ray/sun shade.
Ask the Dealer
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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