FINE EXAMPLE OF CATER RAND’S NAVAL PATERN TELESCOPE No.18 FOR MEASURING DISTANCES & HIGHT OF DISTANCE OBJECTS

FINE EXAMPLE OF CATER RAND’S NAVAL PATERN TELESCOPE No.18 FOR MEASURING DISTANCES & HIGHT OF DISTANCE OBJECTS

£2,800 GBP

VERY RARE EARLY 19TH CENTURY CATER RANDS PATENT MICROMETER TELESCOPE SIGHNED: CATER RANDS PATENT, MADE & SOLD BY WILLIAM WATKINS. ST JAMES STREET, LONDOND. NUMBERED No.18 ON THE TELESCOPE DRAW & THE BRASS & SILVER MICROMETER. TWIN PARALLEL WIRES IN SIGHT, SILVER SCALE & VERNIER 0 TO 30. THERE ARE TABLES FOR COMPUTING HORIZONTAL DISTANCE OF OBJECTS ON THE TELESCOPE BARREL COVERED BY A SLIDING BRASS COVER WITH COAT OF ARMS: THE KING'S ROYAL PATENT ALSO AN IVORY PLAQUE FOR RECORDING READINGS. THE SINGLE DRAW TELESCOPE IS 35" INCHES CLOSED, 2" OBJECT GLASS, GOOD IMAGE. NO SPLITS TO THE MAHOGANY BODY. VERY GOOD CONDITION FOR A RARE & HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT TELESCOPE. WILLIAM WATKINS W. AT 70 ST JAMES ST. 1800-1809

Circa

1805

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes - Other, Telescopes - Refracting

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