Our Stock # 18.6549 This is an antique 3-draw refractor. An English, terrestrial and astronomical telescope by Matthew Berge, dating to the Georgian period, circa 1805. Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky An attractive telescope with high Georgian appeal Displays a desirable aged patina Bright russet hues to the primary barrel 3 draws operating with smooth action Clear, bright objective lens with a diameter of 38mm (1.5") Brass dust cap present for the objective Swivel dust cap to the flared eyepiece Engraved with Berge, London 'Late Ramsden' This is a fine antique refractor, with the benefit of Berge's expertise learnt from being foreman to the renowned Jesse Ramsden, and a continuation of his master's work. As good to use today as it was 200 years ago. Delivered polished and ready for use or display and supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand'. Dimensions: Closed Length: 19cm (7.5'') Fully Drawn Length: 53cm (20.75'') Objective Lens Diameter: 38mm (1.5'') Find out more about Berge here... Buy it now direct from the dealer here : Antique 3 Draw Refractor, English, Terrestrial, Telescope, Berge, Georgian, 1805
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