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Antique Brass Telescope on Adjustable Tripod Base
Located in New York, NY
Antique brass telescope on adjustable tripod stand base, possibly English, unsigned. Measures: 47” H x 43.5” diameter.
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Early 20th Century European Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Large Antique Brass Telescope with Leather-Covered Handle, England, 1860
Located in Milan, IT
Large brass telescope with leather-covered handle, antique nautical instrument signed E. F. Crake Lowestoft, England, second half of the 19th century. Focus with one extension. Maxim...
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Antique 1860s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Nautical Telescope, Brass and Leather, 1870
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with leather-covered handle, focusing with three extensions. Maximum length 60 cm, minimum 21.5 cm, focal diameter 4 cm. French manufacture from the second half of th...
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Antique 1870s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique 4 Draw Telescope, English, Brass, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique 4 draw telescope. An English, leather and brass terrestrial or astronomical refractor, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Perfect for bird watchin...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Nautical Telescope, Brass and Leather, Early 1900s
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with splayed leather-covered handle signed Broadhurst Clarkson & C. 83 Farringdon Road London E.C. from the early 1900s. Focusing with three extensions complete with ...
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Early 20th Century British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Nautical Telescope, Brass and Leather, France, 1870
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with leather-covered handle, focusing with three extensions. Maximum length 72 cm, minimum 24.5 cm, focal diameter 4 cm. French manufacture from the second half of th...
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Antique 1870s French Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Nautical Telescope, Brass and Mahogany, Early 1800s
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with mahogany-coated handle, focusing with three extensions, complete with sunshade extension, cap and dust flap. Maximum length 83.5 cm, minimum 27 cm, focal diamete...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Nautical Telescope, Brass and Mahogany, Early 1800s
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with mahogany-coated handle, focusing with three extensions. Maximum length 42 cm, minimum 15 cm, focal diameter 4.5 cm. English manufacture of the early 19th century...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Nautical Objects

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Brass

WWII Antique English Terrestrial Chromed Brass Telescope signed BRITEX SPOTTER
Located in Milan, IT
English telescope made of chromed brass while the outer part has an admiralty style thick layer of brown, black and ocher paint, signed BRITEX SPOTTER with zoom from 15x to 25x. The ...
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Vintage 1940s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Three Draw Telescope, English, Brass, Terrestrial, Ross, Edwardian, 1910
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique three draw telescope. An English, brass terrestrial refractor by Ross of London, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Perfect for bird watching, landscap...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Nautical Telescope, Brass and Leather, Mid-19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with leather-covered handle, focusing on three extensions, complete with dust protection tab and sunshade extension. Maximum length 45 cm, minimum 14 cm, focal diamet...
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Antique 1860s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Nautical Telescope, Brass and Rope, Mid-19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with handle covered with braided rope of the mid-19th century. Focusing with two extensions, complete with dust flap and sunshade. Measures: Maximum length 84 cm, min...
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Antique 1860s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

19th century Antique Telescope of Chromed Brass with Leather-Covered Handle,
Located in Milan, IT
Telescope of chromed brass with leather-covered handle, signed Ross London N. 29155, sold by Seagrove & C. Portseal, with dedication to Lieut Washer R.N.R. Made in the second half of...
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Antique 1860s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Late 19th Century Brass Antique Two-Extension Telescope with Leather Handle UK
Located in Milan, IT
Small telescope with excellent performance of brass and leather signed AN, English manufacture of the late 19th century. Two-extension focus. Maximum length 25.5 cm, minimum 12.3 cm,...
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Antique 1880s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Nautical Telescope, Brass and Mahogany, First Half of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Large brass telescope with mahogany-coated handle from the first half of the 19th century. Focus with one extension. Maximum length 93 cm, minimum 53 cm, focal diameter 4.5 cm. Compl...
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Antique 1840s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Large Antique Library Telescope, English, Starboy, Astronomical, Broadhurst & Co
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique library telescope. An English, brass 'Starboy' astronomical mounted refractor by Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920. Perfec...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Two Draw Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Victorian, 1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique two draw telescope. An English, mahogany and brass refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use, dating to the mid Victorian period, circa 1850. Perfect for bi...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Large, Single Draw Refractor, Cary London, circa 1820
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a large single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1820. Perfect for bird watching, l...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Regency, Baker of London, Two Draw Refractor, circa 1920
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope by noted retailer and manufacturer, Baker of London, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use dating to the early 20th century, circa 192...
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Early 20th Century English Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Brass Telescope Lamp
Located in Southampton, NY
Antique brass telescope now mounted as a lamp with a Greek Key patterned base border and silk lampshade
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Antique 19th Century British Table Lamps

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Brass

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H 36 in. Dm 20.5 in.
Antique Telescope
By Bardou & Son
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A very fine antique Brass and iron adjustable table-top telescope signed Bardou & Son (Paris) made for Paul A. Myrowitz 389 5th Avenue New York. (With second eyepiece and wooden box.)
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Antique 19th Century French Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

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H 21.5 in. Dm 3.5. in.
Antique Pocket Telescope, English, Two Draw, Small, Terrestrial, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique pocket telescope. An English two draw, small refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use and dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. Perfect for landscape a...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Brass Telescope on Tripod
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Antique brass telescope on tripod Measures: 64" H x 27" W x 27" D 10180-12.
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20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

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  • Antique Brass Telescope on Tripod
  • Antique Brass Telescope on Tripod
  • Antique Brass Telescope on Tripod
H 64 in. W 27 in. D 27 in.
Antique Brass Telescope British Manufacture, H. SALANSON & Co Ltd Early 1900s
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with leather-covered handle signed H. SALANSON & Co Ltd Bristol & Cardiff, early 1900s. Four extensions focus, complete with sunshade extension. Maximum length 84.5 c...
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Early 20th Century British Nautical Objects

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Brass

19th Century Antique Brass Telescope with Mahogany Handle English Manufacture
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with mahogany handle, English manufacture, early 19th century. Focus with three extensions. Maximum length 72.5 cm, minimum 23.5 cm, focal diameter 4.5 cm. Good condi...
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Antique 1810s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Large Brass Telescope
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Nautical five draw telescope brass and mahogany, fully functional scope, A great piece of functional decor, on a desk or in a room with a view this is a great addition.
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Early 20th Century American More Desk Accessories

  • Antique Large Brass Telescope
  • Antique Large Brass Telescope
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H 36.25 in. Dm 2.25 in.
Antique Harbor Master Brass Telescope
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
This is a wonderful example of practical precision. Solid brass and stainless steel on an oak tripod. This one of a kind is both beautiful and works like a charm. The mechanical dial...
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Early 20th Century American American Craftsman Nautical Objects

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Steel, Brass

  • Antique Harbor Master Brass Telescope
  • Antique Harbor Master Brass Telescope
  • Antique Harbor Master Brass Telescope
  • Antique Harbor Master Brass Telescope
H 6 in. W 31 in. D 31 in.
Antique French Telescope
Located in New Orleans, LA
From Marseilles, France, this large 19th century antique telescope will instill any room with classical whimsy. This beautiful antique telescope piece features a brass body atop a ge...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Scientific Instruments

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Brass

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H 64 in. W 35 in. D 48 in.
Antique Nautical Large Brass Telescope Covered with Leather, 1870
Located in Milan, IT
Large brass telescope covered with leather with focus with one extension, English manufacture of the second half of the nineteenth century. Complete with no-dust tongue. Maximum leng...
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Antique 1870s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

English Brass Antique Telescope by D. McGregor & Co, circa 1860
By D. McGregor & Co. 1
Located in Shippensburg, PA
This single-draw telescope was manufactured by the firm of D. McGregor & Co. of Glasgow and Greenock. Operating as "D. McGregor & Co." after 1856, this piece was almost certainly man...
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Antique 1860s British Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

Antique Pocket Telescope, English, Brass, Leather, 3 Draw, Refractor, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique pocket telescope. An English, brass and leather 3 draw refractor of the Victorian period and dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900. Painted brass displays...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique, Telescope, Two Draw, Mahogany, Brass, J.P. Cutts, London
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English scope by J.P. Cutts of London (headquartered in Sheffield) dating to the early 19...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Early Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Brass Extending Naval Telescope circa 1880 Bisley
Located in London, GB
This is a fabulous Antique 5 draw Brass Extending Naval Telescope, it is signed Dollond London and is c.1880 in date. It is made from solid brass is black leather bound and is in...
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Antique 19th Century English More Furniture and Collectibles

Antique English Three-Drawer Brass Telescope by J H Steward, circa 1880
Located in Bath, GB
A fabulous three-drawer Victorian telescope made from polished solid English brass, which has just been professionally re-polished to gleam. Signed by J H Steward with the retail add...
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Antique 1880s English Late Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Two-Draw, Mahogany, Brass, English, Georgian, circa 1780
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1780. Perfect for bird watching, landscape ...
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Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Brass Wood and Malachite Telescoping Book Rack Slide Holder, circa 1860
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful Victorian brass-mounted Coromandel wood sliding book rack with inset malachite plaques. Made to the Betjemanns patented slide design; engraved with patent number 10597. ...
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Antique 1860s English Victorian Bookends

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Malachite, Brass

Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English, Georgian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, Georgian piece dating to the late 18th century, circa 1780. Perfect for bird ...
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Antique 18th Century English Georgian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Georgian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, an English single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use from the Georgian period and dating to mid-18th century, circa 1760. Perfect for...
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Antique Mid-18th Century English Georgian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Hughes Telescope, English, 5 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Regency
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique Hughes telescope. An English, leather and brass 5-draw terrestrial or astronomical refractor, dating to the Regency period, circa 1830. Perfect for bird watchin...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Tripod, Refractor, Terrestrial Astronomical T Cooke & Sons
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope on tripod, a three inch tapered refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use, probably originally for military use and dating to circa 1900-1915. Rai...
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Antique, Telescope, Dolland, Three Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical Circa 1830
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
Our Stock # 18.5076 This is an antique telescope dating to the early 19th century, a three draw scope suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, circa 1830. Perfect for bird wat...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw, Refractor, Terrestrial, circa 1760
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope. An English single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use and dating to the mid-18th century, circa 1760. Perfect for bird watching, lands...
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Antique Mid-18th Century English Georgian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Three-Draw Refractor, English, Georgian, circa 1800
By Dollond, London
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three-draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Georgian piece dating to circa 1800. Perfect for bird watching, landscape appr...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Single Draw Refractor, English, Georgian, circa 1760
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, Georgian piece dating to the mid-18th century, circa 1760. Perfect for bird ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century English Georgian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, circa 1790
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, an English, Georgian, single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use dating to circa 1790. Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciati...
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Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope on Stand, Terrestrial Astronomical Negretti & Zambra, 1899
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope dating to the late 19th century, 1899. In fine order physically and optically Upright image, ideal for terrestrial or astronomical use Delivered wit...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope on Stand, English, Terrestrial, Astronomical, circa 1750
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope on stand, an English piece suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use dating to the mid-18th century, circa 1750. A super example of an 18th century...
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Antique Mid-18th Century English George II Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Pocket Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, English, Victorian, circa 1870
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique pocket telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, Victorian telesscope dating to the late 19th century circa 1870. Perfe...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Pocket Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, English, Edwardian, circa 1910
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique pocket telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Edwardian scope dating to the early 20th century circa 1910. Perfect fo...
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Dollond London, Terrestrial Four-Draw Refractor, circa 1800
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope by Dollond dating to the early 19th century, a four-draw Scope suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, circa 1800. Perfect for bird watching, la...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Rare Miniature Dollond Antique Telescope, Refracting Achromatic, 18th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a rare miniature Dollond antique telescope, 1" refracting achromatic, 18th century. 1" achromatic triplet objective glass Clear and good optics Additional solar observa...
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Antique 18th Century Great Britain (UK) Georgian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Three-Draw, Refractor, English Victorian, Spotter, circa 1880
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, Victorian spotter scope dating to circa 1880. Perfect for bird watching, land...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, H Hughes and Son, London, Officer of the Watch
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, 'Officer of the Watch' telescope dating to the early 20th century. Perfect f...
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Early 20th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Dollond 'Day or Night' Terrestrial, Astronomical, circa 1850
By Dollond, London
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope by Dollond dating to the mid-19th century, a 'day or night' single draw scope suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, circa 1850. Perfect for bi...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Pocket Telescope, Three-Draw, Refractor, English, Victorian, circa 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique pocket telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Victorian Scope dating to the late 19th century circa 1900. Perfect for...
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Antique Late 18th Century English Victorian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, English, Georgian, Dollond, circa 1830
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three draw, terrestrial and astronomical, achromatic refractor. An English Georgian piece by Dollond dating to circa 1830. Perfect for bird watchin...
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Antique 19th Century English Georgian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Three-Draw Refractor, English, Late Georgian, circa 1800
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1800. Perfect for bird watching, landscap...
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Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Telescope Three-Draw Refractor Georgian C. West London, circa 1820
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Georgian piece by C. West of London dating to circa 1820. Perfect for bird wat...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Nautical Objects

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Brass

Antique Telescope, Three Draw Refractor, J Casartelli and Son, circa 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Victorian Scope by J Casartelli and Son, Manchester and dating to circa 1900. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Native American Beaded Telescope Case, Blackfeet 'Plains', 1875-1900
By Native American Art
Located in Denver, CO
A 19th century American Indian beaded telescope case (Blackfoot/Blackfeet). The case is composed of native tanned hide and beaded in red, yellow, pumpkin and black trade beads in geo...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Brass

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Antique Brass Telescopes For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of antique brass telescopes for sale on 1stDibs. Each of these unique antique brass telescopes was constructed with extraordinary care, often using brass, metal and wood. Antique brass telescopes have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Antique brass telescopes bearing Georgian or Victorian hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Dollond, London, A. Bardou and D. McGregor & Co. each produced beautiful antique brass telescopes that are worth considering.

How Much are Antique Brass Telescopes?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $1,116, while they’re typically $134 on the low end and $14,500 highest priced.

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