An English 18th century 4 1/2" refracting table telescope
Lot 273
An English 18th century 4 1/2" refracting table telescope
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,729) inc. premium
Auction Details
An English 18th century 4 1/2" refracting table telescope
Lot Details
An English 18th century 4 1/2" refracting table telescope
James Le Cour. Dean Street, Fetter Lane, London The 30" brass tube with fine adjust to the mirror; supported by a bracket above brass column and folding tripod stand 76 1/2cm (30 inches) long

Footnotes

  • "James Lecour" is referenced in London Apprenticeship Abstracts (1568-1850)
    "Lecour James, son of Mary Fabree, Spitalfields, Middlesex, widow and chandler, to Mathew Loft, 29 Jul 1736, Spectaclemaker's Company"

    And later; "Lecour James", son of James, Dean Street, Fetter Lane, Middlesex, to Peter Dollond, 3 Oct 1770, Spectaclemaker's Company"
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