Antique Victorian Marine Telescope with Rosewood Box



  • Antique Victorian design with a focus point diagram on the head pipe
  • Made by W. Ottway & Co. Ltd. Ealing London in 1915, with five pipes and an antique polish
  • Comes with a rosewood woodbox for safekeeping, with a brass lid lens protectio
  • Victorian Marine Telescope with Box & Brass Lid – Antique Polish, 51cm Extended, 450g

Product details


450 g


6 L x 6 W x 51 H cm


Victorian Marine



Country/Region of Origin





As shown in Picture


Brass , Glass

Military Branch

Marina Militare



Special Feature

Long Lasting

Time Period, War



Everyday Use , gift giving , Home Decor

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The Victorian Marine telescope by W. Ottway & Co. Ltd. is a beautifully crafted piece of history that is sure to captivate any enthusiast of maritime and nautical artifacts. This antique telescope features a focal point diagram on the head pipe, adding to the authenticity and historical significance of the piece. The telescope is made of brass and glass, and has been polished to an antique finish that will transport you back to a bygone era.

  • Material: Brass & Glass
  • Extended dimensions: 20.08 inches (51 cm)
  • Closed dimensions: 6.3 inches (16 cm)
  • Product Width: 2.36 inches (6 cm)
  • Product Height: 20.08 inches (51 cm)
  • Product Weight: 0.99 lbs (450g)
  • After Packing: 1.21 lbs (550g)
  • Country Origin: India

Measuring 51 cm when fully extended and 16 cm when closed, this Victorian Marine telescope is compact yet fully functional, with a width of 6 cm and a weight of 450g. When packed, the telescope weighs 550g, making it easy to transport and display.

The telescope features five pipes and comes with a wooden box made of rosewood, adding to its appeal as a collector’s item or gift for any history buff. The lid of the box also features a lens protection made of brass, ensuring the telescope remains in excellent condition for years to come.

Whether you are a collector of historical artifacts, a maritime enthusiast, or simply appreciate the beauty of antique telescopes, the Victorian Marine telescope by W. Ottway & Co. Ltd. is a must-have addition to any collection. Its stunning design, intricate details, and high-quality craftsmanship make it a true treasure that will be cherished for generations to come.

To order your own Victorian Marine telescope, simply add it to your cart and check out today. You won’t regret adding this unique and historic piece to your collection.

Additional Information

Care & Instructions

Cleaning Method

  • To clean your telescope, gently remove dirt and dust with a soft, dry cotton cloth. Avoid using any liquids or harsh scrubbing motions that might damage the lens or delicate components.

Moisture-Proofing Your Telescope

  • Ensure your telescope is kept in a dry environment to prevent moisture buildup, which can damage the optics and mechanics of your instrument.

Avoiding Chemicals

  • Keep the telescope away from chemicals and alcohol. These substances can harm the lens coatings and the overall integrity of the telescope’s construction.

Note: For the preservation of your telescope’s quality, do not use abrasive or coarse materials on any part of the instrument.

Installation & Usage
  • To use a stand telescope, assemble the tripod, mount the telescope, and attach the eyepiece. Align the finderscope by day and use it to find celestial objects at night, adjusting focus as needed.
  • For handheld telescopes, simply extend, aim at a target, and adjust focus for clarity. Start with low magnification and avoid sunlight. Practice improves skill.
  • Products ship within 2 business days after payment. Delivery times vary based on destination ZIP Code and shipping service, especially during busy periods. For more details, check our Shipping Policy.
  • We perform thorough quality control checks to guarantee that you receive a top-quality product. In the unlikely event that you receive a telescope with defects or damages, please reach out to us at To process a warranty claim, you will need to provide an unboxing video and photos of the issue.
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    Delivery is carried out through the shipping service selected by the customer, with a standard handling time of 2 days for packaging and dispatch.
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  • How long will it take for my telescope to be delivered?
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  • Accessories depicted in promotional images are for staging purposes and are not included, unless specified otherwise.
  • There may be slight variations in the appearance of materials, such as metal finishes or paint, compared to the product images due to differences in lighting and production batches.
  • The actual product may exhibit minor discrepancies in design details or colors due to the manufacturing process or screen display settings and resolutions.

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