Three-draw leather covered terrestrial telescope

Made:
1911 in London
maker:
Ross Limited

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Three-draw leather covered terrestrial telescope by Ross Ltd., London, dated 1911, for military use when observing signals. lacking dust/lens cap. wooden stands not found.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1984-341
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather and metal
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Sotheby's