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Folding Brass and Leather telescope

Folding Telescope in Leather Case

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This handsome folding telescope in a brown leather casing is compact enough to fit on a shelf or in a desk drawer, or in luggage.

  • On expeditions, space on ships was always at a premium. Folding telescopes were treasured by officers who worked in cramped conditions
  • Focus by extending all 3 sections and adjust by sliding the section closest to the eye
  • Leather casing has a carry handle
  • Metal, glass and leather
  • Dimensions: 42 x 5cm |  16.5 x 2 in (fully extended) 
  • Weighs 0.7kg | 1.5lbs

Discover more about telescopes and their historyVisit the National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory Greenwich to see the telescopes in our collection.

We have more Moon-inspired homewaresclothingbooksprints and gifts. 'The Moon', our new major exhibition is at the National Maritime Museum from 19 July 2019 until 5 January 2020. 

The Moon Exhibition book stack surrounded by a telescope, space shuttle and moon print

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