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English Refracting Telescope

2,000.00
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English Refracting Telescope

2,000.00

Working brass telescope on mahogany tripod base. Signed "Tho. Harris and Son Opticians to the Royal Family, 52 Gt. Russell Street, London 1880" Brass tube is adjustable as is tripod base. Tripod is secured to desired position with large brass wing nuts. 

DIMENSIONS

46.0ʺW × 3.0ʺD × 51.0ʺH

STYLES TRADITIONAL

MATERIALS BRASS AND WOOD
Measures: 46" long (brass tube), 51" high (tripod) when folded, 66" (tripod and brass tube).

NB: Refracting Telescope (also called a refractor) is a type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image (also referred to as a dioptric telescope). The refracting telescope design was originally used in spy glasses and astronomical telescopes but is also used for long focus camera lenses

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Working brass telescope on mahogany tripod base. Signed "Tho. Harris and Son Opticians to the Royal Family, 52 Gt. Russell Street, London 1880" Brass tube is adjustable as is tripod base. Tripod is secured to desired position with large brass wing nuts. 

DIMENSIONS

46.0ʺW × 3.0ʺD × 51.0ʺH

STYLES TRADITIONAL

MATERIALS BRASS AND WOOD
Measures: 46" long (brass tube), 51" high (tripod) when folded, 66" (tripod and brass tube).

NB: Refracting Telescope (also called a refractor) is a type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image (also referred to as a dioptric telescope). The refracting telescope design was originally used in spy glasses and astronomical telescopes but is also used for long focus camera lenses

Call for shipping quote.