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Gundlach Optical Co. 5 1/2-inch Brass Refractor Telescope

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
322
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Gundlach Optical Co. 5 1/2-inch Brass Refractor Telescope, Rochester, New York, c. 1900, 52-in. brass main tube engraved on ocular collar as above, 22-in. finderscope, cast iron mounting bracket, five additional lenses, some marked with manufacturer's name, two right-angle lenses, with a manual chain-driven height adjustment on tripod, fitted leather-handled wood case, overall scope lg. 69 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Rochester, Camera lens, Finderscope, Phoropter, Refracting telescope, Telescopes, Tripod