Lot 1714 (The Clocks, Cameras, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction, 26th February 2021)
Sold for £95
Drawers functioning though there is stiffness to a couple of these.
The body is subject to use and age related wear throughout including surface wear and tarnish and denting.
The larger objective lens is with two chips and will likely need replaced.
Case well worn and damaged.
LATE 19TH CENTURY BRASS NINE DRAW TELESCOPE,
by J.M. Bryson of Edinburgh, 19cm high, with leather case
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