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Brass 4-inch Refracting Telescope by Bardou

Auction:
2345
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

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

Description:

Brass 4-inch Refracting Telescope by Bardou, stamped on the back plate A. Bardou, Paris, with 58-inch lg. tube, 7 1/2-inch lg. starfinder, rack-and-pinion focusing, rack-and-pinion elevation and locking strut, mounted with milled screws on compass joint, on turned tapering pillar with screw-mount to cast-iron library-type base, and rugged wood tripod, ht. level 75 in., (good restored condition).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Paris, Bardou, Gears, Rack and pinion, Telescope