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October 27, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Thomas Cooke & Sons 3 1/2-inch Refracting Telescope

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 27, 2017 10:00AM


Thomas Cooke & Sons 3 1/2-inch Refracting Telescope, York, c. 1845, 43-in. brass main tube signed "T. Cooke & Sons, York," with a rack-and-pinion focusing knob, and tripod mount, all in a fitted box with additional lenses, scope, sun shade, and an oak tripod.

Provenance: The Spyglass, Chatham, Massachusetts.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

tube has a patinated red/brown wash, objective lens needs cleaning, rack and pinion focusing knob not functioning

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Chatham, York