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Lacquered-Brass 2-inch Refracting Table Telescope by Dollond

Auction:
2314
Lot:
624
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Lacquered-Brass 2-inch Refracting Table Telescope by Dollond, engraved on the body-cap Dollond, London, with 28 1/2-inch lg. tube, rack-and-pinion focusing eyepiece, 9-inch lg. eyepiece extension, dust cap and thumbscrew mount to shaped compass joint, on tapering pillar with folding cabriole legs, ht. level 19 1/2 in. , in original dovetailed mahogany storage case, (lid split).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

London, Astronomy, Dollond, Laboratory equipment, Telescopes