29th Oct, 2014 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Wizard)

 
  Lot 180
 

180

A LATE 18TH-CENTURY TELESCOPE MAGAZINE BY...

A LATE 18TH-CENTURY TELESCOPE MAGAZINE BY JESSE RAMSDEN
the 26in. main tube signed on top Ramsden London, single-draw with rack and pinion fine focusing, attached to tripod table stand with stabiliser, contained within original wooden case complete with accessories -- 30¾in. (78cm.) diameter

Sold for £620
Estimated at £500 - £700

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Optically fine condition; much original lacquer now missing but instrument appears in good untouched condition and apparently retains its accessories complete.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
A LATE 18TH-CENTURY TELESCOPE MAGAZINE BY JESSE RAMSDEN
the 26in. main tube signed on top Ramsden London, single-draw with rack and pinion fine focusing, attached to tripod table stand with stabiliser, contained within original wooden case complete with accessories -- 30¾in. (78cm.) diameter