• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 214

    A DUTCH ACHROMATIC POCKET TELESCOPE

    JAN VAN DEIJL, 1770

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH ACHROMATIC POCKET TELESCOPE
    JAN VAN DEIJL, 1770
    signed Jan van Deyl en Zoon Inv, et Fec, Amsterdam 1770, the lacquered brass tube with dustcap at one end, the eyepiece unscrews and reverses to tuck into the tube for storage; in a green velvet-lined shagreen case.
    10in. (26cm.) long


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