Are you looking for a vintage brass telescope that can fit in your pocket? Look no further than this Dollond London brass spotter telescope, a rare and collectible item from the 19th century. This telescope has a serial number of 9247, which means it was made by one of the most renowned optical instrument makers in history. It has a compact 2-draw design that can extend to three sections, giving you a clear and bright view of distant objects. The objective lens is about 18mm in diameter, and the magnification power is estimated to be between 8x and 10x. This telescope is in good working order and has a beautiful patina that adds to its charm. Don’t miss this opportunity to own a piece of history and enjoy the wonders of the sky with this Dollond London brass spotter telescope.
Some Main Features:
Make: Dollond London (serial number 9247)
Objective lens diameter: 18mm
2-draw (3 sections) brass tubes.
Telescope length when fully extended: 240mm (9.4 in.)
Telescope length when compacted: 124mm (4.9 in.)
Magnification: estimated around 8x or 10x
Main body diameter at front: 25mm
Weight: approx. 137g
Leather-bound main barrel.
This telescope is in very good working condition. Super compact and light weight. Very convenient to carry around.
No damage to the scope body and to brass tubes and the telescope drawers glide smoothly.
No chips or damage to scope lenses and no fungus on the internal lenses. All internal lenses have been cleaned. The telescope gives clear images.
Wear and tear to the leather surface appropriate with age and use.
This telescope was probably produced during Victorian era (i.e., early or mid 1800s).
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