Vintage Stalking Telescope, English, Leather, Brass, Pocket, 3 Draw, Early C20th

Vintage Stalking Telescope, English, Leather, Brass, Pocket, 3 Draw, Early C20th

Stock Number: 18.5086

£495

This is a vintage stalking telescope. An English, leather-bound brass, pocket, 3 draw refractor dating to the early 20th century.

Dimensions

Closed Length: 24.5cm (9.75'') ~ Max Drawn Length: 45cm (17.75'') ~ Objective Glass Diameter: 45mm (1.75'')

Circa

Circa 1930

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting

Description

Our Stock # 18.5086

This is a vintage stalking telescope. An English, leather-bound brass, pocket, 3 draw refractor dating to the early 20th century.

 ~ Of unusual form, with stout collar

 ~ Blackened finish typical of stalking scopes

 ~ In good order with a desirable aged patina

 ~ Large, 45mm primary objective glass

 ~ Graceful sliding sun shade, adding further appeal

 ~ Smooth draw action to the three brass tubes

 ~ Leather-bound primary barrel with soft grain and consistent colour

 ~ Flared eyecup with swivel dust cover

 ~ Closing to a pocket-friendly 24.5cm (9.75″)

This is an unusual, but effective vintage stalking telescope, with its pocket-size frame well suited to many outdoor pursuits. Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass ‘Captain’s Stand’ for display.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 24.5cm (9.75”)
Max Drawn Length: 45cm (17.75”)
Objective Glass Diameter: 45mm (1.75”)

 

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