SOLD – Small marine captains pocket telescope

SOLD – Small marine captains pocket telescope

Sold

Circa

1800

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

SOLD – Marine taper barrelled single draw telescope, circa 1800, measuring 43 cms extended and 25 cms closed with a main lens of 28mm. It has a magnification of 14 x and gives a fine, sharp image when viewed through. With lens cap and eye-piece slider. There are a couple of hairline cracks to the mahogany barrel but they are not terminal. This would have been a senior officers telescope.

With later wooden display stand.

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