Lot 244: A Victorian brass telescope, Late 19th century
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
A Victorian brass telescope
Late 19th century
Sold together with custom oak case and tripod stand.
L: 75 in. (telescope)
In overall good condition, with regular surface wear and discoloration to brass from age and use. The finderscope missing brass attachment, and the focustube with two medium-sized dents. Additionally, the telescope body lens cap with dented edge. One leg detached from stand. All lenses appear intact and in working order.
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