Antique Pocket Telescope, English, Brass, 6 Draw, Refractor, Terrestrial, C.1840

Antique Pocket Telescope, English, Brass, 6 Draw, Refractor, Terrestrial, C.1840


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This is an antique pocket telescope. An English, brass six draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use dating to the mid-19th century, circa 1840.

Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

Six draw tubes make this an ideal pocket telescope
Tubes operate with a smooth draw action
Primary barrel with distinctive turned ring finish

Clear, bright objective lens has a diameter of 30mm (1.25")
Sliding brass sunshade to the objective lens
Flared eyecup with swivel dust cover

A fine antique pocket telescope, supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. Delivered polished and ready for the home.

Closed Length: 11cm (4.25'')
Drawn Length: 44cm (17.25'')
Objective Diameter: 30mm (1.25'')

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Our Ref: 18.6204


W3.0 x H3.0 x D44.0 cm



Wear condition


Date of manufacture


Place of origin

United Kingdom


19th Century


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