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18th CENTURY OCTAGONAL TELESCOPE SIGNED - EDWARD NAIRNE LONDON
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18th CENTURY OCTAGONAL TELESCOPE SIGNED - EDWARD NAIRNE LONDON

The decagonal mahogany barrel of this achromatic telescope is slightly tapered.
There is a single brass draw tube and brass fittings that include sliding objective and eyepiece lens covers.
The maker’s name is inscribed on the sliding cover for the objective lens as Nairne London.
The telescope is made around 1760 and is of a type commonly used on board ships in the 18th century.
The optics gives a fine sharp image.
Nice quality, damage free and complete with all lenses.
Length closed 130 cm, 51 Inches.

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