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Lacquered-Brass 2 1/2-inch Refracting Table Telescope by Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co.

Auction:
2314
Lot:
626
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 1/2-inch Refracting Table Telescope by Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co., engraved on the body-cap Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co., 63 Farringdon Rd., London, E.C., with 34-inch lg. tube, rack-and-pinion eyepiece focusing, celestial and terrestrial eyepieces, dust cap, and thumbscrew mount to compass joint, on turned tapering pillar with detachable folding cabriole legs and telescopic locking and elevation strut, ht. level 20 in., in fitted mahogany case.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Broadhurst Clarkson & Co., London, Astronomy, Laboratory equipment, Lenses, Telescopes