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Single-Draw Telescope

Signature Dollond, London

Date Mid 1800s
Dimensions English Metric
Main Tube Length 24.8in 630mm
Main Tube Diameter 2.2in 55mm
Total Length 30.3in 770mm
Closed Length 25.3in 640mm
Objective Clear Aperture Diameter 1.6in 40mm


This telescope has a round tapered wood barrel.  The metal parts appear to be nickel silver.  The push-on cap for the objective lens is missing.  The objective lens is an achromatic doublet.  It has one draw, a four lens eyepiece, and a flared eyecup with a swivel cover.  It is signed "Dollond   London" on the draw, with the eyecup to the right.


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