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Brass 3-inch Refracting Telescope by Bateman

Auction:
2345
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$441$375

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Brass 3-inch Refracting Telescope by Bateman, engraved on the back plate Bateman, 104 Strand and Branches, London, with 37-inch lg. tube, rack-and-pinion focusing, threaded 8-inch eyepiece, and compass joint to tapering pillar with folding cast-iron cabriole legs. ht. level 20 in., in mahogany case, (lacquer worn, case lacking one side).
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

London, Cabriole leg, Lenses, Refracting telescope, Telescope, Telescope types, Telescopes