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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