Miniature 10cm length 6 draw telescope by Kruine, circa 1805-1810

Miniature 10cm length 6 draw telescope by Kruine, circa 1805-1810

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Circa

1820

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Other, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

A rare form of a miniature pocket telescope measuring 10cm lenght (closed without the original cap) signed “Kruines Quai de l’horloge à Paris” and datable circa 1820.

The telescope measures between 10cm to 41,5 cm elongated.

The telescope is in excellent condition built in brass and mahogany. It preserves also its original cap and also its soft leather etui.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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