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Code 7089
EUR 450.00
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EUR 450.00
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1633526612Code 7089 Vintage telescopeBrass telescope with leather-covered handle, focusing on three extensions, complete with dust protection tab and sunshade extension. Maximum length 45 cm - 17.71 inches, minimum 14 cm - 5.51 inches, focal diameter 2.5 cm - 0.98 inches. Complete with base for support made to measure of wood and brass. Excellent condition, fully functional.

The legend tells that a day in 1608 the son of an optician in Middelburg, Hans Lipperhey, playing with some lenses of his father, put a concave lens near his eye, having in the hand the other convex lens: with his arm stretched to the point of the cathedral’s bell tower, he saw the weather-cock larger and nearer. He showed it to his father and he fixed these lenses on a small board, making easier the observation, creating the first rudimentary instrument for optical approaching. But Lipperhey was unlucky, in fact when he sent in an application to General States of Holland for the patent for this new optical instrument, in a few days some other opticians claimed this invention.

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