Antique Telescope, Three-Draw Refractor, English, Late Georgian, circa 1800 For Sale
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Antique Telescope, Three-Draw Refractor, English, Late Georgian, circa 1800


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, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy; fully inspected and lenses cleaned by our in-house restorer. Good optics presenting a clear, sharp performance Parallel, mahogany primary barrel in good order Draw tubes in good order with smooth action 37 mm, 1.5", achromatic doublet objective lens Unnamed – not unusual for most telescopes of this age Complete with lens cap with dust slide Swivel dust cover to flared eye cup Supplied with a London fine oak and brass 'captain's stand' for display. An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago. Dimensions: Max drawn length: 83cm (32.75") Closed length: 29.25cm (11.5") Objective glass diameter: 37mm (1.5") We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques.      


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  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1800
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 11.82 in. x W 1.78 in. x D 1.78 in.

    H 30 cm x W 4.5 cm x D 4.5 cm

  • Seller location
    Taunton, GB
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