A 20th century table-top relecting telescope
signed on the backplate Metcalfe, Halifax, the 25-inch long telescope with screw on dust cover, with thumb screw focus knob, and sliding eyepiece tube focusing, on a alt-azimuth mounting, twin graduated circles with indexes and clamps on either side, with dual brass and lignum vitae adjustment, mounted on a brass tripod base with folding legs. Along with an additional lens and fitted within a mahogany box with inset brass handles.
20 x 25 in. (50.8 x 63.5 cm.) on tripod.