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Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning (1 of 10)
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London Fine Ltd
London Fine Ltd is located in Hele, United Kingdom

Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning

REF: 18.8015 / LA377743
£885
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Description
This is an antique officer of the watch telescope. An English, mahogany and brass single draw terrestrial or astronomical refractor by Spencer, Browning & Rust, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1835. Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Superb early Victorian example with attractive finish Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order Dressed in select mahogany, the barrel shows fine grain interest Clear and bright, large diameter objective with a generous size of 45mm (1.75") Draws with a pleasingly firm action Dust cap for front element, with a sliding cover to the eyecup Maker's mark to draw tube reads Spencer, Browning & Rust. London, Improved Further documented with supplier; Sold by J.J. Wolff, Southampton Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass captain's stand This is a fascinating example of an antique officer of the watch telescope, from the early to mid 18th century. Fine provenance to the engraved barrel adds further appeal. Delivered polished and ready to display or enjoy. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques. Please contact us if you require any further information - we are here to help.

measurements

Closed Length: 68cm (26.75'') Fully Drawn Length: 95cm (37.5'') Primary Objective Diameter: 4.5cm (1.75'')

declaration

London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, English, Terrestrial, Spencer Browning (LA377743) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1835

condition

Presented in very good antique condition.

additional info

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Date of Manufacture:
c.1835

delivery

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location

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