23 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,188
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Walking stick telescope with ivory handle
European[?], late 18th Century
unsigned and undated, the brass tip screws off to reveal the eyepiece for the 1¾in. refracting telescope, the ivory handle with its own screw cap for a hand-painted, sixteen-point paper compass rose (the glass chipped).
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