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German 3-Draw Telescope

Signature Utzschneider u Faunhofer, München

Date 1825
Dimensions English Metric
Main Tube Length 8.3in 210mm
Main Tube Diameter 1.7in 42mm
Total Length 26.0in 660mm
Closed Length 8.9in 225mm
Objective Clear Aperture Diameter 1.4in 35mm


This telescope has a round parallel wood barrel with a push-on objective lens cap.  The objective lens is an achromatic doublet and has a push-on cap.  It has three brass draws, a four lens eyepiece, and a flared eyecup with a swivel cover.  It is signed "Utzschneider u Faunhofer   in München" on the eyepiece draw, with the eyecup to the right. This telescope is in remarkably good condition for its age. 

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