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This large 28-inch Telescope is a beautiful full-sized solid brass antique reproduction of a spyglass telescope.
All components of this large telescope are made of threaded solid brass tubing and fittings with no glued parts.
The optics are precision ground glass with anti-reflection coatings and the objective lens has a diameter of
The powerful 16-power telescope produces a sharp non-inverting (upright) image through its four brass pipes,
the largest pipe being tapered.
To reduce lens flare, a built-in sunshade extends 2 inches (5 cm).
It is solid, weighing 2 pounds, 13 ounces (1.3 kg).
The telescope measures 2 1/2-inches (6.4 cm) in diameter and 8 5/8 inches (21.9 cm) long when collapsed.
When fully extended the telescope measures 28 1/2 inches (72.4 cm) long.
The large 28-inch Telescope can be custom engraved near the eyepiece with a maximum of two lines of text, five words per line.
Accompanying the Stanley London® 28-inch Spyglass Telescope is a beautiful hardwood case.
The box interior has a dark green felt lining and the corners are inlaid with lighter hardwood splines.
On the top of the case is an inlaid oval brass plate that is flush with the surface.
The case measures 9 3/4 inches (24.8 cm) long, 3 3/4 inches (9.5 cm) deep, and 3 3/8 inches (8.6 cm) tall.
Custom engraved brass plaques are also available.
The 28-inch polished brass telescope with solid hardwood case is offered at $180.
We also offer similar and less expensive 16-inch brass telescope with leather case, a 29-inch Premium Brass Telescope, and 18-inch brass telescopes, as well as the larger
35-inch brass telescopes.
28-inch Brass Spyglass Telescope with Case
Detail of Engraving