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London Fine Ltd
London Fine Ltd is located in Hele, United Kingdom

Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Ross

REF: 18.7973 / LA379070
£985
€1179
$1344
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Description
This is an antique officer of the watch telescope. An English, leather and nickel silver single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use, by Ross of London, circa 1920. Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Delightful example from a renowned London optical specialist. 'Officer of the Watch' telescopes were commonly used on board ships from the 19th century onwards. Displays a desirable aged patina with some light wear commensurate with age. Silvered nickel offering bright, reflective tones Clear, bright objective with 30mm diameter. Primary barrel dressed in a tactile, chestnut coloured leather cover. Flared eye-cup with swivel dust cover and superb, concentric ring finish. The draw tube engraved with Ross, London 62198 Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. This is a quality antique telescope by Ross of London, a fine example of the Officer of the Watch breed. Delivered polished and ready to be displayed or enjoyed. Dimensions: Closed Length: 43cm (17'') Fully Drawn Length: 62.5cm (24.5'') Primary Objective Diameter: 30mm (1.25'')

declaration

London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Ross (LA379070) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1920

condition

Presented in very good antique condition.

additional info

Material:
Origin:
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Date of Manufacture:
c.1920

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location

This Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Ross is located in Hele, United Kingdom