~FINE OFFICER OF THE WATCH TELESCOPE-G. LEE~
150 GBP ($195 USD) + postage
A fine Officer of the Watch telescope in brown leather and plated brass c.1880-George Lee
26 x 1 1/2 inch dia.
Country of manufacture
UK and Ireland
26 inches fully extended, 18 inches closed, 1 1/2 inch OG lens, perfect optics, with plated brass removeable end cap, extendable ray shade and draw tube, brown leather barrel and sliding protective eyepiece cover. Fine overall condition with NO dents and minimal wear. Signed on the single draw “G. Lee and Sons, The Hard, Portsmouth” c.1880-1900.
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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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