Telescope by François Can of Lyon

£8500
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Telescope by François Can of Lyon

£8500

2 ¾ inch refractor telescope by François Can, 81 Quai de l'Hôpital, Lyon. Circa 1835.

Mounted on a cast iron stand with adjustable height, folding tripod feet, and castors.

2 ¾ inch objective lens, rack and pinion focusing. Main tube length: 110 cm.

Breach signed: Fcois CAN OPTICIEN - LYON

 

Information on François Can is listed in: Dictionnaire des fabricants français d'instruments de mesure du XVe au XIXe siècle. MARCELIN Franck.