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old telescope

Postby jcass29 on Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:00 am

hi everyone.. i have a old telescope from 1884 made by c duhamel in new orleans , and donated to the us.navy in 1884 by a miss reed from DC..can anyone offer any info on this telescope it is rather large..and wraped in brown leather..it is showing signs of its age..
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Re: old telescope

Postby Jne_K on Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:09 am

We don't deal in collectibles, but you are certainly welcome to post, here.Sounds like a very interesting piece.
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Re: old telescope

Postby jcass29 on Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:00 pm

thank you , i came across this forum while looking for info on antiques and just assumed i could get info here..is there another source you might be able to recommend to me for futher info.
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Re: old telescope

Postby Jne_K on Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:02 pm

Hi Jimmy

Not really our line of things, but you might just try a Google search to see what comes up.
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