A late 18th-Century 4-inch reflecting telescope,
A late 18th-Century 4-inch reflecting telescope,

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A late 18th-Century 4-inch reflecting telescope,
signed on the body-tube Nairne London, the 25in. (58.5cm.) long body-tube with dust cap, fore and aft sights, screw-rod focusing, secondary speculum mirror only, eyepiece, with two butterfly-screw nuts, mounted on a limb arranged for alt-azimuth projection, tapering column support and folding tripod stand, the cabriole legs terminating in pad feet

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