Large Nautical Telescope – Hammersley, London, 1899
A large and very fine nautical telescope with one draw tube. Manufactured in brass with a dark brown leather clad main body and two lenscovers of brown leather. No dings or dents. Clearly signed in the draw tube. Eye lens with a protective shutter. Some signs of age and use, but with a beautiful patin, polished over the years.
L, closed: 73,5 cm (29”)
L, extended: 87,5 cm (34,4”)
D, objective lens: 54 mm (2,2”)
Signed: J. HAMMERSLEY, MAKER, LONDON, 1899 AND A TRADEMARK WITH NR 248
Condition: for its age perfect with some minor signs of use