~WONDERFUL SINGLE DRAW TAPERING TELESCOPE-HARRIS~
250 GBP ($300 USD) + postage
A wonderful single draw, tapering mahogany barrel telescope by T. Harris & Son c.1810
32 x 2 inch diameter
T. Harris & Son
Country of manufacture
UK and Ireland
A very good single draw refracting telescope by T. Harris & Son, London. c.1810. 32 inches extended, 20 inches closed, the mahogany barrel flares from 44 to 55 mm. in diameter and has no flaws. Single draw of 12 inches is in 3 sections with wonderful, clear optics. Early knurling/roping of the brass, 2 inch object lens doublet (sliding cover missing).
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Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).
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