Our Stock # 18.6333 This is an antique marine telescope. An English, silvered brass single draw 'officer of the watch' ship's refractor with personal inscription, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1895. Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Well presented with a fascinating personal inscription Displays a desirable aged patina Silvered brass with an appealing, textured barrel finish Wonderful engraved message from a captain to his apprentice dated August 1896 Inscription reads thus; August 1896 To Captain George E.W. Ragner from his old master E. J. Essenloope "Sunrise" R. Y. S. Single draw telescope operates with smooth action Clear, bright objective lens has a diameter of 25mm (1") Sliding sunshade to the objective lens Flared eyecup with swivel dust cover A fine antique marine telescope, supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. Delivered polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Closed Length: 44.5cm (17.5'') Drawn Length: 63cm (24.75'') Objective Diameter: 2.5cm (1'') Buy it now direct from the dealer here : Antique Marine Telescope, English, Single Draw, Ship, Refractor, Victorian
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