Sailor's Telescope--SOLD

$495.00

Large sized , single draw telescope , late 19th century. Brass with braided black horse hair wrapped  around 2 3/8" main tube. The horse hair wrapping remains in good original condition and the brass retains a robust golden patina. Unsigned, but most likely French or English made. Length closed: 14 5/8 inch. Length extended: 24 inch.