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Officer of the Watch Telescope- H. Hughes & Son, Ltd.
 
Officer of the Watch Telescope- H. Hughes & Son, Ltd. Price: $695.00
Product Code: 14175
Shipping Weight: 5.00 pounds



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A fine example of single draw, officer of the watch naval telescope signed, H. HUGHES & SON LTD, LONDON, No 7814. Also engraved on the draw tube with the initials "B.T."

Of nickel plate on brass construction with stitched leather cladding on the main barrel, there is a dust shield for the eyepiece. Survives in good condition overall, the leather wrap is missing a few stitches on one end, and the draw tube does have some rubbing on the nickel plating (mostly on edges), but there are no dents or dings, and the undamaged lenses deliver a powerful clear image of approximately 20x magnification. Measures 23" fully extended, 18" closed. With an objective lens measuring 1 1/4" in diameter. Survives in full working order.

*According to Webster's Signature Database, Henry Hughes and Son worked at 59 Fenchurch Street, London, circa 1844-1940. They produced a wide range of instruments- many can be seen in numerous maritime museums. The "son" was Alexander Hughes; the firm continued as Henry Hughes and Son Ltd. until the middle of the 20th Century.







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