John Browning London Brass Telescope Stebbing Tripod Stand Folding Mark Antique
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John Browning London Brass Telescope Stebbing Tripod Stand Folding Mark Antique:
JOHN BROWNING LONDON BRASS TELESCOPE STEBBING TRIPOD STAND FOLDING MARK ANTIQUE Description
Elegant Victorian solid brass telescope on stand, circa 1840
The telescope marked on the drawer
John Browning London
A powerful about 15x magnification with objective pull out shade, long pull out eye piece drawer and short rack and pinion fine focus drawer, the rack and pinion does not function but the telescope focuses easily without it and gives a very good clear image.
Solid brass tripod stand, the screw clamp is an exact fit for the body tube of the telescope. Marked on the clamp J. R. & H. Stebbing Southampton.
Cast brass fittings with seamed brass tube work throughout.
Good clean lenses with no clouding, chips or scratches.
All in very condition, some minor dents and spots of light verdigris on the body tube, no splits or perishing, the eye piece frame a little dented, old patinated surface throughout, OK as it is or could be polished if preferred.
An impressive instrument to diplay and use.
Total weight 3140 grams.
Guaranteed old and original.
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