An intriguing and classic explorerís and navigatorís tool. Essential instruments Ė A compass, a sextant and a telescope. The telescope consists of a wood barrel holding an objective, a system of lenses. It is protected by brass collars and a decorative brass cap. To use, pull out the brass tubes (called drawers in Britain). The smallest tube holds the eye objective. Judiciously push in the smallest end-tube to focus.
A three-drawer polished brass telescope.
French finished wood barrel.
Magnification is 8x.
15.25" x 1.65" Extended
5.71" x 1.65" Not extended