For sale is a 2 draw brass Enbeeco "Comet" M/C 20X refracting telescope with lens cap & leather case.
Made in London it dates from the mid 20th century. Both the telescope & case have just been fully refurbished, are all working as they should and in great conditions.
The telescope tubes are made of brass, with a new grip of real leather.
The front (objective) lens diameter is 1.25 inch /(3.2cm approx.).
The focus is by pushing & pulling the draw in & out and is smooth. It must be fully extended, except for focusing, to view through it. The optics are clean with no bloom, fungus or scratches & have been cleaned recently.
It comes with its original lens cap & leather case with attached strap all in good condition, strap length 132cm (52 inches) & is adjustable and it can hold the cased telescope. Both the case & strap have been given a leather nourishing balm recently to keep them supple & from drying out.
The telescope draws out & folds away as it should. When folded altogether it measures 26cm (10 inches approx), it extends in length total to 60cm (24 inches approx.).
The telescope can be opened up for cleaning the lenses by unscrewing from each of the draw sections.
Total item weight 900g.
- 2-Draw Enbeeco "Comet" M/C 20x Field Telescope & Leather case
- Brass, Glass, Leather
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Newbold & Bulford
- Model/ Name
- Enbeeco "Comet"
- Estimated Period
- Mid 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 900 g