TELESCOPE

TELESCOPE

£350

Constructed in pasteboard and vellum.

Dimensions

Closed 12.5

Circa

1750

Country of manufacture

Other

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

3 Drawer tubes with horn ferrules. The 3 lenses are mounted in a tube that slides into the first draw tube. The eye piece and the objective lens are mounted in horn. The objective lens is a single piece of glass and gives a good image for a pre achromatic telescope.  Probably Italian.

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GB Victor Burness

I served my Scientific Instrument Making Apprenticeship with W F Stanley and expanded my expertise in other companies. I have manufactured, restored, bought and sold scientific instruments for 63 years and I am still active in the business. In 1976 I opened a shop in Bermondsey, London and then went on to trade in the Portobello Road, now I am only selling online. I am a founder member of the SIS Society. I am continuing my scientific instrument restoration business. Email: [email protected]

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