Large Antique Telescope Signed by Bate, London
A very high quality brass telescope by Bate of London, on the original folding tripod base. Not dated though appears to be from early 19th century.
It measures 53" long and has a 3inch diameter lens. It is very good condition in working order.
It displays very well & looks great from every angle.
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Filed under: High-End Telescope Auctions (USA)