An Edward Nairne 4-inch brass Gregorian reflecting telescope,  English,  late 18th century,
Lot 103
An Edward Nairne 4-inch brass Gregorian reflecting telescope, English, late 18th century,
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,855) inc. premium
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An Edward Nairne 4-inch brass Gregorian reflecting telescope, English, late 18th century,
boldly signed on the tube E Nairne London, focusing to the secondary mirror by long shank and screw, the tube with open sights (forward one broken off), mounted by bracket and two butterfly wing nuts above joint with altitude and azimuth movement, tapering brass column and folding tripod base, length of tube 25in (64cm) long
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