The Chessmaker 6th Century Antique Brass Telescope



  • Meticulously crafted for durability and elegance.
  • Measures 12.8 cm when closed and weighs 0.66 lbs for easy portability.
  • Vintage charm with powerful functionality.
  • Attractive to history buffs, outdoor enthusiasts, and home decor aficionados.

Product details


299 g


3.8 L x 3.8 W x 41.2 H cm


The Chess Maker



Country/Region of Origin



As shown in Picture


Nautical , Pirates

Case / Gift Box *

J. Scott London 1753 Carry Case



Military Branch

Marina Militare



Special Feature

Long Lasting

Time Period, War

Cold War

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Explore the beauty of the past with the Chessmaker 6th Century Vintage Handcrafted Telescope. Crafted from premium-quality brass, this exquisite monocular telescope is a stunning piece of history.

Product Details:-

Beautiful Design: This telescope is a true work of art. It’s made primarily from high-quality brass, giving it a classic and elegant appearance.

Compact and Extendable: The telescope’s closed dimensions are just 5.04 inches (12.8 cm), making it easy to carry around. When fully extended, it reaches a height of 16.22 inches (41.2 cm).

Dimensions: It has a width of 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) and a height of 16.22 inches (41.2 cm). It’s lightweight, weighing in at just 0.66 lbs (299g).

Dollond London Carry Case: The telescope comes with a leather carry case from Dollond London, adding to its charm and protecting it during transport.

Magnification: This functional brass telescope provides up to 20x magnification, allowing you to view distant objects with clarity.

Rich History: The roots of this telescope date back to the year 1608 in the Netherlands, adding a touch of historical significance to its craftsmanship.

Perfect Gift: Whether you’re a kid, an outdoor enthusiast, a marine, or simply appreciate vintage aesthetics, this telescope makes for an ideal gift. The vintage leather case also makes a great memento or antique collectible.

Home Decor: Its decorative appeal makes it a lovely addition to your home decor, enhancing the beauty of any space.

Share the joy of this vintage telescope with your loved ones, and relish its classic look and functionality.

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.
  • How is the product delivered?
    Delivery is carried out through the shipping service selected by the customer, with a standard handling time of 2 days for packaging and dispatch.
  • Do I need to submit any documents to receive my delivery?
    No additional documents are required for standard delivery.
  • Why is free shipping not provided?
    As shipping costs vary by destination, we separate the product and shipping fees for transparency.
  • How long will it take for my telescope to be delivered?
    The delivery timeline depends on your location and the shipping option chosen. You can find detailed information at checkout or on our shipping policy page.
  • Is my order/payment secure?
    Yes, our brand is registered and recognized on reputable platforms like Etsy, eBay, and Amazon, ensuring safe and secure transactions.
  • 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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