Nautical instruments

Naval Telescope with Signal Flags – England, ca. 1880

Nice quality single draw telescope with two bras tubes, sunshade and good optics. Eye and objective lensos with a protective shutter. The mainbody is clad with leather and has taken on a nice antique patina, polished over the years. Both lenses have a sliding lens protector. The window displays flags and pendants of the British Navy. Some signs of age and use.

The stand is new made of old oak of about the same age as the telescope.
Price of the stand is E 85,=

Catalog: NM.5-10
Date: ca. 1880
L with sunshade: 58 cm, extended 96 cm (resp. 23 and 38 in)
D objective side: 40 mm (1.5 in)
Signed: not signed
Origin: England
Condition: for its age, perfect; in working condition, wear consistent with age and use

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