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Antique 5 Draw Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Broadhurst Clarkson, Edwardian

Stock No

24153

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2024
  • £1,725.00
  • €2,052 Euro
  • $2,236 US Dollar

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Item Description

Our Stock # 24153

This is an antique 5-draw telescope. An English, brass terrestrial or astrological refractor by Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910.

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

  • Striking length when fully drawn, with a fine brass finish
  • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
  • Quality polished brass shows delightful golden brass hues
  • Primary barrel dressed in a later, faux crocodile leather
  • Fascinating 5-draw type, drawing from a usefully compact length of 29cm (11.5'')
  • Fully drawn with the sun shade extended, the length is over 3' (43.75'')
  • Clear, bright objective lens with a generous diameter of 60mm (2.25")
  • The flared eyepiece finished with concentric ring turning
  • Engraved to the penultimate barrel for Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co of London
  • Dealer engraving to the opposite side for H Salanson & Co of Bristol and Cardiff
  • Focus tube engraved with numerals from 30 through to 60 in order of tens
  • Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass Captains Stand for display

This is a superb antique telescope, of exceptional drawn proportion and graced with beautifully polished brightwork. As good to use today as it was over a hundred years ago. Delivered ready for use or display.

Dimensions:
Closed Length: 29cm (11.5'')
Fully Drawn: 111cm (43.75'')
Primary Objective Diameter: 60mm (2.25'')

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Our Ref: 24153

Item Info

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Dimensions

H: 29cm W: 6cm D: 6cm

Period

c.1910

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)207 1833511

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