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Two-Draw Telescope

Signature G.Bracher, London/ Day or Night

Date circa 1830
Dimensions English Metric
Main Tube Length 13.5in 344mm
Main Tube Diameter 2.4in 60mm
Total Length 35.8.4in 909mm
Closed Length 15.0in 382mm
Objective Clear Aperture Diameter 1.1in 27mm

Description

This telescope has a round parallel wood barrel with a sliding objective lens cover.  The objective is an achromatic doublet.  It has two brass draws, a four lens eyepiece, and a tapered eyecup with a sliding cover. It is signed "G. BRACHER    LONDON    DAY OR NIGHT"  on the eyepiece tube, with the eyecup to the right.

 

 

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