SOLD – Presentation Officer of the Watch telescope.

SOLD – Presentation Officer of the Watch telescope.




Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Other


SOLD – A nickel silver presentation single draw telescope, signed on the ray shade, ‘The Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College H.M.S. “Worcester”, Port of London 2nd Nautical & Mathematical Division. Prize for Proficiency in Use of the Sextant. Awarded to J.J. Craig. Midsummer 1914’.

Also signed on the draw tube, ‘H. Hughes & Son Ltd, London, 416/5202’.

The telescope measures 63 cms fully extended and 43 cms closed and is in good condition with damage free lenses.

Included is a sixteen page booklet titled ‘List of Prizes’ ………. on board the “Worcester”, where the recipient, J.J. Craig can be seen listed to the bottom of page 5.

It comes with a later wooden display stand.

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