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    Antique Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning
    • Antique Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning
    • Antique Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning
    • Antique Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning
    • Antique Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning

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    Our Stock # 18.8015

    This is an antique officer of the watch telescope. An English, mahogany and brass single draw terrestrial or astronomical refractor by Spencer, Browning & Rust, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1835.

    Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

    • Superb early Victorian example with attractive finish
    • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
    • Dressed in select mahogany, the barrel shows fine grain interest
    • Clear and bright, large diameter objective with a generous size of 45mm (1.75")
    • Draws with a pleasingly firm action
    • Dust cap for front element, with a sliding cover to the eyecup
    • Maker's mark to draw tube reads Spencer, Browning & Rust. London, Improved
    • Further documented with supplier; Sold by J.J. Wolff, Southampton
    • Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass captain's stand

    This is a fascinating example of an antique officer of the watch telescope, from the early to mid 18th century. Fine provenance to the engraved barrel adds further appeal. Delivered polished and ready to display or enjoy.

    Dimensions:
    Closed Length: 68cm (26.75'')
    Fully Drawn Length: 95cm (37.5'')
    Primary Objective Diameter: 4.5cm (1.75'') 

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    Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning

    Price: £885.00

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