• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 570

    A GERMAN BRASS AND MAHOGANY TELESCOPE

    UTZSCHNEIDER & FRAUNHOFER, MÜNCHEN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN BRASS AND MAHOGANY TELESCOPE
    UTZSCHNEIDER & FRAUNHOFER, MÜNCHEN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    THE BRASS TUBE INSCRIBED MERZ. UTZSCHNEIDER UND FRAUNHOFER IN MüNCHEN, BRASS LENS CAP
    144 CM. LONG (EXTENDED)
    TOGETHER WITH AN ENGLISH THREE DRAW BRASS AND STAINED WOOD TELESCOPE, W. & S. JONES, 30 HOLBORN, LONDON, EARLY 19TH CENTURY -87 CM. LONG (EXTENDED); AND A MINIATURE SHAGREEN AND CARDBOARD SINGLE DRAW TELESCOPE, 19TH CENTURY -16.5 CM. LONG (EXTENDED) (3)


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