Marine telescope – George Vritch, Birmingham.

Marine telescope – George Vritch, Birmingham.

£260

Circa

1840

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Other

Description

A fine leather cobvered, taper barrel, single draw marine telescope signed, ‘George Vritch, Charlotte St., Birmingham’, measuring 42″ (106cms) extended and 32″ (81 cms) closed. It has a 2.25″ (58mm) three element (triple) main lens which gives a good, clear image giving a magnification of 32 x. It has an end cap and dust slider to the eyepiece

In very good condition and comes with a later wooden display stand.

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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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