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Gregorian Reflecting Telescope by James Short, London, c.1750

Inventory Number: 19745
Object Type:
Persons: James Short
Date Created: c.1750
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Brass body tube, push-fit cover, screw-fit objective cell with screw-fit eyepiece and screw-fit eye stop, speculum metal primary and secondary mirrors, plain sights, focusing mechanism missing; altazimuth mount on pillar stand over folding tripod base.
Primary Inscriptions: "JAMES SHORT LONDON 211/1172 = 12"
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Material(s): brass
speculum metal