Brass Gregorian reflecting telescope of 2 1/2-inch

Made:
1760-1762 in London
maker:
James Short

Brass Gregorian reflecting telescope of 2 1/2-inch aperture by James Short, London [244/1063=9.6], on an altazimuth mounting with box foot stand made from telescope case containing 2 eyepieces, brass mirror box and accessories.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1909-165
Materials:
brass, complete, mahogany and speculum
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 450 x 430 x 180 mm
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
J.C. Stevens Auction House

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