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Lot #476
DepartmentInstrument
Sold For$650.00(hammer price)
 $780.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

DECAGONAL ONE-DRAW TELESCOPE BY DOLLOND London, Late 18th Century
Reverse-tapered hardwood tube, probably walnut. Signed on draw Dollond London". Optics in working order. Length closed 25".
Provenance:
John Newton Marine Antiques, Maine.
Peabody Museum.
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Condition

End cap missing. Interior mount for objective lens recently rebuilt. Lens position in eyepiece recently restored.

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