Large telescope & case by Chadburn with Wray lens.

Large telescope & case by Chadburn with Wray lens.




Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting


A large library telescope signed on the back collar, ‘Chadburn & Son, Liverpool’. Chadburn worked in Liverpool from 1845 – 1861.

It has a 80mm diameter main lens which is signed on the sid eof the cell, ‘Wray, London’.

The length extended is 52″ ( 132 cms ) and the height is 20″ ( 50 cms ).

The telescope has an end cap, steady bar and taper column with cabriole legs. The magnification is 80 x and there is an additional astronomical eyepiece with removable sun shade also giving a power of 80 x.

The case ( repaired lid ) has a trade label for Chas Chadburn. The telescope is in very good condition and gives a very clear, powerful, sharp image when viewing.


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