Zero Stock -Impressive Antique Telescope Vincent Chevalier Paris (47 inches)
SOLD- Here is a fine example of an impressive four draw telescope signed “Vincent Chevalier Paris Ing Opt Brevete Quai de l’Horloge 69” with nice burgundy veneer cover from the first quarter of the 19th century. The telescope is in very good condition and has sharp image, a well-preserved patina with a few small imperfections, a couple of cracks on the veneer cover and a dent near the object lens. Dimensions: 47 inches open, 10 1/2 inches closed and 45 mm diameter object lens. Chevalier is a family of prominent Paris opticians from early 1800’s. Vincent Chevalier (1770-1841) shop was located at Quai de l’Horloge 69 Paris in the first half of 1800's.