12 September 2000
A mid 19th Century 2¾in. brass reflecting telescope
signed on top rear of body tube W. Harris & Co. 50 Holborn, London rack and pinion focusing (defective) and lens cap, mounted to a tapering brass table stand with folding tripod feet, the tube -- 127cm; height -- 55cm.
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