Antique Georgian Monocular 2 Draw Telescope Spyglass Mackenzie 15 Cheapside
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Antique Georgian Monocular 2 Draw Telescope Spyglass Mackenzie 15 Cheapside:
THIS ITEM IS SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
This is a Georgian Monocular or spyglass dating from the first quarter of the 19th Century circa 1820. It is engraved by the maker Alexander Mackenzie of 15 Cheapside, London. A trade card for this firm can be found in the London Science Museum on which A Mackenzie describes himself as an 'Optical, Mathematical & Philosophical Instrument Maker.' It is being sold WITHOUT RESERVE and with a 99p start price. Please do look at my other items as I will combine postage charges etc (see delivery below).offer now to avoid disappointment.
Approximate Dimensions : 85mm long when open, 52mm long closed. 52mm maximum diameter, 38mm minimum diameter.
Please note that this is an antique item which is nearly 200 years old. There are two hairline faults to the casing (see 5th & 6th photo) and the second draw is a little stiff. The optics are excellent and undamaged. Please refer to the photographs and do not hesitate to emailif you haveany questionsprior to offerding.
The delivery prices quoted are for 'signed for' services. I will also combine deliveries should you purchase more than one item to keep your costs down.Ido not make any money on postage and packing and regularly subsidize the cost to provide a better level of service.
Good luck with your offerding.
My next sale for interesting small antique items e.g. silver, car mascots, scientific tools and instruments, medallions, writing and desktop collectables etc will start onThursday August 15thto finish onSunday August 25th.Please add me to your list of favourite sellers.