Five draw telescope and case – J.H. Dallmeyer, London.

Five draw telescope and case – J.H. Dallmeyer, London.

£295

Circa

1880

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

A five draw leather covered nickel silver telescope signed, ‘J.H. Dallmeyer, London’, measuring 86 cms extended and 24 cms closed with a main lens of 52 mm diameter. The first draw is a pancratic eye piece giving magnifications from 20 to 30+ times. It has a lens cap and eye piece dust slider. In original leather case.

Dallmeyer was famous for his photographic lenses, inventing the first tele-photo lens.

The is a particular nice example of a Dallmeyer telescope and is pratically in mint condition.

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GB Scientific Inspirations

Scientific Inspirations

I live in Lancashire (U.K.) and have been a dealer and collector of scientific and nautical instruments for a number of years. My stock has included some fine items from museums and colleges, which were surplus to their requirements. I occasionally purchase some interesting items from abroad, having established some reliable sources.

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