W.Ottway & Co Ltd Ealing London 2 draw telescope with lens, shade protector and original leather cover. The eye-piece is protected by a brass sliding cover. Marked and numbered Nr 427, model type 5464. Early XX century, extended 61cm long, good working condition.
W Ottway & Co were founded in 1640 at the Orion Works in Ealing. By the late 1800s they were established as opticians and scientific instrument manufacturers. Their 1899 catalogue lists the following: "Naval and Military Gunsighting, Telescopes, Theodolites, Tacheometers, Levels, Miners' Dials, Prismatic Compasses, Heliographs, Equatorials, Driving Clocks, Filar Micrometers, Coelostats, Transits, Mirrors, Flats, Naval, Military and Astronomical Telescopes, Prismatic Binoculars, Sextants, Auto Collimators, Star Image Collimators, Focometers, Clinometers, Clinometer Testing Instruments, Spectrometers, Spectroscopes, Ships' Electric Logs, Workshop Microscopes and Optical Measuring Tools, Brass Copper and Nickel Silver Mandrel Drawn Tubes."
- W.Ottway & Co Ltd Ealing London 2 draw telescope
- Model/type nummer
- 5464/ Nr 427
- Object/apparaat type
- Goed (gebruikt en in werkende staat met zichtbare gebruikssporen)
- Aantal apparaten/lenzen
- In werkende staat