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Early 3-inch Refracting Telescope by Bardou

Auction:
2345
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

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

Description:

Early 3-inch Refracting Telescope by Bardou, signed on the back plate A. Bardou, Paris, with deeply patinated 38-inch brass tube, rack-and-pinion focusing, eyepiece with dust-slide, thumbscrew mount to compass joint and oak tripod with original reverse baluster-turned head, ht. 64 in., (good original condition).
Estimate $1,400-1,800

Keywords

Paris, Baluster, Bardou, Lenses, Refracting telescope, Telescope, Telescope types, Telescopes