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2946M Marlborough
October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Dollond Mahogany and Brass Telescope

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 28, 2016 10:00AM


Dollond Mahogany and Brass Telescope, London, 19th century, tabletop instrument with a 54-in. tapered mahogany scope with brass eyepiece and collar marked Dollond London, fine adjustment knob, all resting on an associated lacquered brass base with adjustable feet, counterweights, and horizontal mount, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

barrel has a 6-in. fine split, base a latter addition.

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