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Elliott Bros. Miniature Refracting Telescope and a Three-draw Scope

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Elliott Bros. Miniature Refracting Telescope and a Three-draw Scope, 30 Strand St. London, 7-in. long main tube engraved "Elliott Bros./30 Strand London," with a triplet objective, mounted to a finely turned lead weighted base, and a brass and leather-wrapped scope marked "Battery Serg. Major H. Harris 1860."
Estimate $150-200


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

London, Astronomical imaging, Astronomy, Observational astronomy, Refracting telescope, Strand, Telescope, Telescope types, Telescopes