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Five Folding Campaign Chairs by Telescope
By Telescope Chair Company
Located in New York, NY
Colorful and fun group of folding Campaign chairs by the Telescope Folding Furniture Company. Chairs have wood faux bamboo frames, with shiny vinyl seats and backs (red, white and bl...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

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H 34 in. W 22 in. D 14.5 in.
Faux Bamboo Directors Chair by Telescope Chair Company
By Telescope Chair Company
Located in New York, NY
Stylish folding directors chair, by Telescope Furniture. This example has a turned wood faux bamboo frame, and stenciled bamboo motif canvass backrest sling. The canvass seat shows c...
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Mid-20th Century American Campaign Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Modern Gray Telescope NY Pair of Fun Folding Beach Lawn Arm Chairs 1970s
By Telescope Chair Company
Located in National City, CA
Eye catching modern by TELESCOPE of Granville New York, pair of modern beach patio folding chairs aluminum with wood arm handles. Ideal for Beach Patio Pool Boat Outdoor Lawn Sun Pi...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

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Aluminum

Set of Six Black and Tan Leather Casual Director's Chairs by Telescope Co.
By Telescope Chair Company, Kaare Klint
Located in Houston, TX
Stylish group of six casual folding chairs by the Telescope Folding Furniture Company. The wooden frame of each chair is finished in a black patina while the seats are made out of ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs

Materials

Wood, Leather

Mid-Century Modern Telescoping Pharmacy Lamps by Casella, a Pair
By Casella Lighting
Located in DELRAY BEACH, FL
Pair of telescoping floor lamps made by Casella. Refined and sleek design. Lamps are in good working condition with some of the coolest patina I’ve seen. The antiqued bronze finished...
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Late 20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Wonderful Mid-Century Modern Bronze Beveled Mirror Telescoping Round Side Table
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful Mid-Century Modern bronze and beveled mirror, telescoping round side table. Height is adjustable by 2 knobs. Measures: 30" H Max. x 25" W Purchased from Lorin Marsh NYC.
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20th Century European Mid-Century Modern End Tables

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Brass, Bronze

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

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Bronze Beveled Mirror Telescoping Square Side Table
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful pair of Mid-Century Modern bronze and beveled mirror, telescoping square side tables height is adjustable by 2 knobs. Purchased from Lorin Marsh showroom in New York City.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass

Fine Mid-Century Modern Pair Bronze Beveled Mirror Telescoping Square Side Table
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful pair of Mid-Century Modern polished bronze and beveled mirror top, telescoping square side tables height is adjustable by 2 knobs. 31" Max height 16 1/2" Lowest height ...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Bronze

Vintage French Bronze Telescope
Located in Dallas, TX
Beautiful vintage bronze telescope from France. What a gorgeous accessory this would make for the star gazers out there!
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Mid-20th Century French More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bronze

Charming Vintage Gentleman's Library Telescope
Located in Chicago, IL
A vintage gentleman's library telescope Not sure exactly of it's age. Estimated Mid Victorian Period ( 1860-1880). Uncertain to maker and origin. Has wear overall and missing som...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Victorian Mounted Objects

Materials

Brass

Vintage Brass Broadhurst Clarkson Field Telescope
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Ref: 24728 This large powerful four draw telescope has a sliding sunshade cover, protective lens covers at each end and an adjustable shoulder carry strap. The main tapered barrel ...
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Mid-20th Century English More Furniture and Collectibles

Eichhoff Telescope Bedside Table Lamps, 1970s
By Eichhoff
Located in Den Haag, NL
Vintage 1970s German table lamp pair for a design decor. These two bedside adjustable lamps by the brand Eichhoff Werke GmbH, W Germany are made of brown plastic. The telescope feet ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Plastic

Vintage Telescope Tripod, English, Oak, Bronze, Support Stand, 20th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage telescope tripod. An English, oak and bronze support Stand, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1940. Displays a desirable aged patina Select oak in good orig...
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Mid-20th Century English Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

Compact Vintage Tripod, English, Bamboo, Brass, Telescope Stand, 20th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a compact vintage tripod. An English, bamboo and brass telescope stand, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Displays a desirable aged patina Eye-catching bamboo w...
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Mid-20th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

American Industrial Telescoping Swivel Lamp, Circa 1950
Located in Rochester, NY
American industrial telescoping swivel table lamp in metal and aluminum with an 8 inch diameter base that is iron weighted on underside and the original factory enamel painted finish...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Vintage Telescope Wandlamp Van Niek Hiemstra Voor Evolux
By Niek Hiemstra, Hiemstra Evolux
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
Rare and special item, this extendable Industrial wall lamp from Hiemstra Evolux. Also called telescope lamp. You don't often come across this model. Period:1960s. For that time ...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Vintage Industrial TASCO Telescope with Original Package Box
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a vintage TASCO telescope with the original box. Good condition, presents light vintage wear. Box is sun faded, not new, except for signs of vintage wear....
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Kalmar Floor Lamp, Brass Height Adjustable 'Telescope', 1960s
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Austria, AT
A floor lamp model 'Teleskop' / 'Telescope' no. 2090 by J.T. Kalmar, Vienna, Austria from the 1950's. The base is made of brass and the Stand is made of white enameled metal. The red...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Telescoping Adjustable World Globe by Rand McNally, Chicago
By Rand McNally & Co.
Located in Buffalo, NY
16 inch diameter telescoping adjustable world globe by Rand McNally, Chicago, wonderful color and proportion, adjustable from 52 inches to 76 inches, retains original metal baseball ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Globes

Materials

Metal

Floris Fideldij Telescoping Arm Desk Lamp Artimeta 1960s
By Kaiser Idell
Located in Den Haag, NL
Very well designed desk lamp. Design by Floris Fideldij for Artimeta Soest Holland 1960s featuring a nickel-plated telescoping arm on two joints and its original industrial gray pai...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Large Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw, Astronomical, Dollond, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large antique telescope. An English, single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by Dollond of London, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. Pe...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Fruitwood

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

Materials

Brass

Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique officer of the watch telescope. An English, mahogany and brass single draw terrestrial or astronomical refractor by Spencer, Browning & Rust, dating to the early V...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique 3 Draw Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Davis of London, Victorian, 1860
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique 3 draw telescope. An English, brass terrestrial or astronomical refractor by Davis of London, dating to the mid Victorian period, circa 1860. Perfect for bird w...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Kalmar Floor Lamp, Brass Height Adjustable Leather Stem Model 'Telescope'
By J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Vienna, AT
Kalmar floor lamp, Brass Height Adjustable Model 'Telescope', Austria 1969. Original patinated cognac leather with renewed lamp shade.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Leather Covered Brass Telescope Floor Lamps by J.T. Kalmar, Austria
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Wien, AT
Leather Covered Brass Telescope Floor Lamps by J.T. Kalmar, Austria The yellow one is the original shade it is not in perfect condition, but we have also a new shade. (See the last ...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Niek Hiemstra Telescope Wall Lamp Hiemstra Evolux, the Netherlands, 1960
By Niek Hiemstra, Hiemstra Evolux
Located in Etten-Leur, NL
Very nice adjustable telescope wall lamp designed by Niek Hiemstra for Hiemstra Evolux, the Netherlands, 1960. It has a nickel arm and black lacquered shade and details. This multi-a...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Nickel, Metal

Rare Cosack Louis Kalff Royal Telescope Articulating Wall Light, Germany, 1950s
By Louis Kalff, Cosack Leuchten
Located in Lisse, NL
Wonderfully stylish and pleasing to the eye swing light, easy to wall mount. This rare design wall lamp from the midcentury era is by Louis Kalff and it was manufactured by Gebrüder...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Aluminum, Brass

English Brass High Victorian Period Terrestrial Telescope, circa 1850 on Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
An English High Victorian brass terrestrial telescope on stand from the mid 19th century. While the earliest known telescope appeared in the Netherlands in 1608, it is Galileo who im...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English High Victorian Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Dark Green French Table Lamp with Telescope Function, circa 1945
Located in Berlin, DE
This beautiful and rare midcentury dark green French table lamp was made around 1945. It has got a telescope function and is very unique. It is in its original vintage condition. ...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Wonderful Lorin Marsh Polished Bronze Round Mirrored Top Telescoping Side Table
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful Lorin Marsh polished bronze round mirrored top telescoping side table Top is 12" round the height is adjustable from 28" all the way down to 14" and everywhere in between...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Kalmar Floor Lamps "Telescope", Brass Tulip Base Height Adjustable, 1970
By J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Austria, AT
A set of two brass floor lights model 'Telescope' / 'Teleskop' with tulip stands by J.T. Kalmar, Vienna, manufactured in Austria in midcentury, circa 1970, (late 1960s or early 1970s...
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

1950s Italian Telescoping Floor or Desk Lamp by Giuseppe Ostuni for O-Luce
By Giuseppe Ostuni, O-Luce
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An early telescoping floor / desk lamp with a pivoting cone shaped shade on a brass and enameled steel stem with a ball-and-socket jointed disc base.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

Directors Chairs from Telescope Chair, Leopard Print Fabric, Midcentury, Pair
By Telescope Chair Company
Located in Madison, WI
Directors chairs, pair, upholstered in leopard print design fabric. Made by Telescope Chair Company. Midcentury. Sturdy, comfortable. Fold up easily with brass hinges for transport t...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Shaving Stand with Telescoping Mirror
Located in Pasadena, CA
Mid-Century Modern mirror on stand. Pieces are both casual and visually appealing, taking inspiration from themes such as Folk Art and farmhouse decorating styles. Materials oak, p...
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Early 20th Century American Country Vanities

Materials

Mirror, Wood

Teak and Brass Telescoping Floor Lamp, Danish Modern
Located in New Westminster, British Columbia
This fabulous and practical Danish Modern teak and brass floor lamp is super unique! Featuring a sculptural teak stem and circular base, with a threaded screw made from wood that whe...
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Vintage 1960s Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

1960s Scientific Graphic, Telescope Diagram, Mounted in Window Mat
Located in Alhambra, CA
We got our hands on a stash of midcentury scientific diagrams from the archives of the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. We're no rocket scientists, but we believe this graphic prin...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Prints

Materials

Paper

1969 Space Age Telescope Stein Optik Achromatic Coated Lens with Box, Japan
Located in Arosio, IT
This made in Japan Telescope was bought in 1969 in Japan and brought to Italy. It is still in the original wooden box, with original packaging. The telescope is metallic, with pedes...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Sleek Brass and Chrome Telescoping Desk Lamp, 1970s
By Laurel Lamp Company, Koch & Lowy, Robert Sonneman
Located in New York, NY
Well-made and just lovely. Sleek, glam lamp with telescoping head in brass and chrome. Would function well as a desk lamp, piano lamp, bedside reading lamp, accent piece in your glam...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Chrome

Mid Century Telescope
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Fabulous vintage telescope mounted on a wood and antique brass tripod. The scope is made out of antique brass, inlaid horn and wood.
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Vintage 1970s American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

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H 60.5 in. W 38.5 in. D 34.5 in.
Mid Century Telescoping Floor Lamp
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Mid Century Modern Enameled black steel floor lamp with brass accents. It has unique telescoping neck allowing for 36" inches of additional height and comes with the original custom ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel, Brass

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  • Mid Century Telescoping Floor Lamp
  • Mid Century Telescoping Floor Lamp
  • Mid Century Telescoping Floor Lamp
H 72 in. W 25 in. D 18 in.
Pair of Lawn Chairs by Telescope Furniture Company
By Telescope Chair Company
Located in New York, NY
Bright and cheerful folding lawn, poolside, garden chairs, by the Telescope Chair Company. Offered individually, however we would love to see them stay together. Measures: Arm H 22 x...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-Century Dome Telescoping Floor Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Enameled Green Telescoping Shade with Chrome Base and Triple Lamps
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Director Chair Set by Telescope, Restored with Black Alligator Leather
By Telescope Chair Company, John and Elinor McGuire
Located in Chattanooga, TN
Telescope Director chair set of (2). Both chairs are in almost identical, excellent vintage condition. We love the combination of solid beechwood black lacquer hardware and embossed ...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Alligator

Early-Mid 19th Century English Brass Telescope
Located in San Francisco, CA
Large brass telescope made by G. Dollond, one of England's best known and most highly regarded instrument makers. It comes with its original mahogany fitted box and the original labe...
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Antique 19th Century English More Furniture and Collectibles

Brass and Wood Telescope, Mid-19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Brass telescope with wooden handle from the mid-19th century, focusing with three extensions, complete with dust flap and sunshade extension. Total length 93 cm, minimum 34 cm, focal...
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Antique 1860s British Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Brass and Leather Telescope, Mid-19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Brass and leather telescope signed P. Carpenter London Improved Day or Night in the mid-19th century. Focusing with three extensions, complete with sunshade extension. Maximum length...
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Antique 1860s British Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

Brass and Mahogany Telescope, Mid-19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
English brass telescope with a slightly splayed mahogany handle, made in the mid-19th century. Focusing with two extensions, complete with dust flap and sunshade. Maximum length 34 c...
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Antique 1860s British Nautical Objects

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Brass

MID-19TH CENTURY SHIP’S TELESCOPE WITH PATRIOTIC-PAINTED HANDLE
Located in York County, PA
MID-19TH CENTURY SHIP CAPTAIN’S TELESCOPE WITH PATRIOTIC-PAINTED, LEATHER HANDLE GRIP:<br /> <br /> My annual pilgrimage to New York this year for Americana Week turned up some gre...
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Antique 19th Century American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

Materials

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

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Bronze Beveled Mirror Telescoping Square Side Table
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful pair of Mid-Century Modern bronze and beveled mirror, telescoping square side tables height is adjustable by 2 knobs. Purchased from Lorin Marsh showroom in New York City.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Brass

Mid century Modern Lorin Marsh Telescoping Square Side End Tables Beveled Mirror
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful pair of Mid-Century Modern Lorin Marsh antique bronze finish telescoping square side / end tables with beveled mirror top still being sold in the showroom. *Sold Separa...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables

Materials

Bronze

Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Pocket Refractor, Dollond, London, Mid-19th Century
By Dollond, London
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique telescope, a three draw pocket telescope, a refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by renowned manufacturer Dollond and dating to the mid-19th century. P...
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Antique 19th Century English Early Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Large Astronomical Japanese Telescope
Located in Valladolid, ES
A Japanese large astronomical telescope with a kit of complements. Model nº660.
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron, Metal

  • Large Astronomical Japanese Telescope
  • Large Astronomical Japanese Telescope
  • Large Astronomical Japanese Telescope
  • Large Astronomical Japanese Telescope
H 57.09 in. W 35.44 in. D 35.44 in.
O-Luce Telescoping Floor Lamp
By O-Luce
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An ingenious table or floor lamp having a pivoting telescoping stem with an adjustable white cylinder-shaped shade.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel, Aluminum

Space Age Telescoping Desk Lamp
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Space Age telescoping desk lamp Hamilton Industries desk or table lamp. This adjustable lamp was made in Japan for Hamilton Industries, Chicago, Illinois. It has a hi and low opti...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

  • Space Age Telescoping Desk Lamp
  • Space Age Telescoping Desk Lamp
  • Space Age Telescoping Desk Lamp
  • Space Age Telescoping Desk Lamp
H 14.5 in. W 8.8 in. D 3.75 in.
Vintage Industrial Telescoping Floor Lamp
By A & E Lighting Company
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Vintage industrial telescoping adjustable floor lamp with a tripod base by Bretford Manufacturing Company of Franklin Park, Illinois, labeled “Model MJ-1.” The shade of the lamp can ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Monumental Brass Telescope and Tripod
Located in Wilton, CT
This magnificent piece sits upon an adjustable solid brass tripod with various dials for accurate adjustment. This is a working telescope with high power optics. Tripod adjusts from ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Campaign Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

  • Monumental Brass Telescope and Tripod
  • Monumental Brass Telescope and Tripod
  • Monumental Brass Telescope and Tripod
  • Monumental Brass Telescope and Tripod
H 60 in. W 16 in. D 41 in.
J.T. Kalmar - "Telescope" table lamp
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in San Francisco, CA
A “Telescope” table lamp, Model No. 2090, J. T. Kalmar, Vienna, Austria, c.1960.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Nickel

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Mid Century Telescope For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal mid century telescope for your home. Each mid century telescope for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, brass and wood. Your living room may not be complete without a mid century telescope — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right mid century telescope, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Georgian and Victorian styles are of considerable interest. J.T. Kalmar, Telescope Casual and Cedric Hartman each produced at least one beautiful mid century telescope that is worth considering.

How Much is a Mid Century Telescope?

Prices for a mid century telescope start at $95 and top out at $27,500 with the average selling for $1,479.