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Description
Fine Reproduction of an 18th Century English Gregorian Reflecting Telescope

late 20th century, brass construction, the back plate signed JAMES SHORT LONDON with serial number "109/767 = 12" (indicating the 767th instrument produced by the firm, and being the 109th with a 12 in. focus), the primary mirror is in the back of of the tube, which also has an a screw-rod adjustment for the secondary mirror in the tube's front, with lens cap, the tube mounted on collapsable brass tripod stand.
18 in. tube; 21.5 in. LOA
Relcy Antiques, Greenwich, London; consignor's original purchase receipt included

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Condition
Presently not functional, though light is visible; very good cosmetic condition.
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Fine Reproduction of an 18th Century English Gregorian

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 25, 2020
Starting Price $25
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