This is a Quick Focus Rifleman telescope made by J. H. Steward Ltd., 406 Strand, London, possibly during Edwardian period circa 1900-1920. The telescope has a leather bound main barrel, two brass drawers, and an eyepiece barrel which can be turned out for fine image focusing. This telescope is in good working order. Magnification is estimated at around 25x to 30x level.
Engraved on first barrel:
QUICK FOCUS RIFLEMAN
J. H. STEWARD LTD.
Magnification: Not marked on the scope, but this is estimated approx. at 25x – 30x level
Telescope length when closed: 310mm (12.2 in.)
Telescope length when extended: 650mm (25.6 inches).
Objective lens diameter: 37mm (1.5 in.)
Main telescope barrel diameter: 41mm (1.6 in.)
Brass telescope tubes.
Rotatable eyepiece barrel for quick fine focusing.
Weight: approx. 645g (1.4 lb.)
This telescope is in good working condition for its age with very clear images.
Leather bound covering is complete and in reasonably good condition, with normal wear and tear. No damage to all the lenses which have been cleaned. The telescope gives clear images.
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