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Dollond Telescope with Tripod

Signature Dollond, London

Date Circa 1800
Dimensions English Metric
Main Tube Length 10.4in 265mm
Main Tube Diameter 2.2in 56mm
Total Length 41.5in 1055mm
Closed Length 7.7in 195mm
Objective Clear Aperture Diameter 2.0in 52mm

Description

This telescope has a mahogany barrel, painted brick red.  The objective lens is an achromatic doublet and has a push-on brass cap. It has three brass draws, a four-lens eyepiece, and a flared eyecup with a swivel cover. The segmented eye tube is signed "Dollond, London" with the eyecup to the right.  The telescope comes with a tripod that clamps to the second draw.  The collapsible tripod has a separate wood storage box.

 


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