Georgian period maritime large single telescope, made of brass and mahogany wood, signed Frith, London, an instrument maker working in London between 1820 to 1862, after which the company became Peter Frith & Co. The first draw is engraved ‘Frith London’, so it can be dated to pre 1862. (ceased trading in 1860). It has a number of dents in the brass but it is in working order. Closed 20½" (52cm) Open 40½" (103 cm) long
WORLD WAR I OFFICER OF THE WATCH NAVAL TELESCOPE by T. COOKE & SONS LTD £200.00 (ref 3392)
It has an Electro Plated Silver Nickel approximately 18" (46 cm) long (closed) a 6” (15.25 cm) single draw to the eyepiece and 3” (7.5 cm) sunshade. Full extended 24½" (62 cm). Stamped “T. Cooke & Sons Ltd, London & York”, No. 16 and 4598. It is in a fair condition (there is a dent in the sunshade piece) but it is still in good working order.