Portable reflector telescope Passemant c.1740 France

Portable-reflector-telescope-Passemant - France

The brass tube is covered by black sharkskin. It has adjustable inclination and rotary movement. The barrel contains primary and secondary specula (mirrors). There is a screw thread for focusing of the secondary specula by use of the rod attached to the barrel. One eyepiece has a shade and there is a brass object end cap. The telescope is mounted on a brass pillar and claw stand with three collapsable legs.

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