Lot 45 , Edward Davis of Shrewsbury. A lacquered brass telescope, 30in., in original mahogany case
Edward Davis of Shrewsbury. A lacquered brass telescope, with column mount, 30in., in original mahogany case
The outer case is very worn with old water damage and numerous small dents and abrasions commensurate with age and considerable amount of use, the interior fittings are all loose and would require being glued back into place, the telescope itself retains much of its lacquer, there is a good deal of spotting and surface scratches and abrasions and there are a small number of small dents.
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Sold for £200