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 a Scientific Instrument Making Apprenticeship with W F Stanley and expanded my expertise in other companies. In 1976 I opened a shop in Bermondsey, London. For the last 15 years I have traded in Portobello Road, London but now I am only selling online. I have been a regular exhibitor at the Scientific Instrument Fairs in London and I am a founder member of the SIS Society. I am continuing my scientific instrument restoration business. Email: vcrosskeys@aol.com

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