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Single Draw Marine Telescope c.1820

Ref: B6392 / LA124160

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This is a large mahogany barrelled single draw marine telescope by Edward Dixey of London.This magnificently constructed refracting telescope has a thirty seven inch barrel of brass and beautifully figured mahogany with a two and a quarter inch objective lens that has a beautiful green hue from the crown and flint glass doublet employed.Fully extended, the telescope measures forty four and a quarter inches and has a single draw with the makers marks, Dixey London, Improved engraved with the writing running towards the eyepiece (the standard changed in and around the 1820s when engraving was written away from the eyepiece). The flat eyepiece has its original protective dust slide and the telescope maintains a sharp focus.


Height : 96 cm - 37.8 in

Width : 6 cm - 2.36 in

Depth : 6 cm - 2.36 in


Salisbury Antiques has clarified that the Single Draw Marine Telescope is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1820.


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