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Heath & Co Ltd, New Eltham, London ‘Makers To The Royal Navy’ Single Draw Naval Telescope With Extending Sun Shade & Sliding Eye Piece Shutter
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Heath & Co Ltd, New Eltham, London ‘Makers To The Royal Navy’ Single Draw Naval Telescope With Extending Sun Shade & Sliding Eye Piece Shutter

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Victorian British Royal Navy Midshipman’s Single Draw Naval Telescope With Extending Sun Shade & Sliding Eye Piece Shutter By Heath & Co Ltd, New Eltham, London ‘Makers To The Royal Navy’. Sn 13106 - 13106

Heath & Co were English London based optical instrument manufacturers. The company was founded in 1845 George Heath. In 1863, his son, George Wilson Heath, was apprenticed to the business. In 1882 the firm was reconstituted as a limited liability company and George Wilson Heath. built two factories at Crayford and New Eltham to cope with the firm's growing requirements. By 1937 the business was incorporated with Messrs. W. F. Stanley and Co Ltd and in 1937 were listed as Scientific instrument manufacturers. "Hezzanith" Instruments. Heath & Co made optical instruments for the British Royal Navy. This is an excellent Victorian Royal Navy Midshipman’s Telescope. It is made brass & bound in brown leather. All optics of the telescope are excellent and function as they should. The scope has an extendable sun shade, and eye piece with sliding shutter. The scope is 18 ¼” in length when closed and 25 ¾” extended. The draw is engraved with manufacturer detail including the New Eltham factory address and ‘Makers To The Royal Navy’ (illustrated In Image 2). The telescope has a leather lens protector cover secured to the frame by a leather strap and tab. The leather cover of the telescope has an ink monogram ‘JJH’ no doubt the name of the Midshipman who owned this telescope. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 13106
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CategoryAccessories
SubcategorySights & Optics
ConditionUsed
Price£ 395
Sale typeTrade
Manufactured YearVictorian
Your reference13106
Recommended UsageCollection item

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