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Dollond Telescope

Dollond Telescope

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This telescope has an achromatic objective, a five-element erecting eyepiece, a ten-sided wood tube with brass couplings that breaks down into three sections, and a tin-plated case covered with leather. It was probably made in the second half of the eighteenth century. The inscription reads "Dollond LONDON."
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United Kingdom: England, London
overall: 37 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 95.25 cm x 3.175 cm
overall in case: 14 in x 6 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 35.56 cm x 15.875 cm x 6.0325 cm
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