Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 Antique Telescope


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2-3 $17.09 Each 5%
4-5 $16.19 Each 10%
6+ $15.29 Each 15%


  • High-quality brass material
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • Fully functional for educational and historical purposes
  • Perfect collectible for nautical enthusiasts and history buffs

Product details

Weight 363 g
Dimensions 5.4 L x 5.4 W x 47 H cm

Kelvin & Hughes



Country/Region of Origin




Nautical, Pirates

Case / Gift Box *



Brass, Glass, Leather

Military Branch

Marina Militare



Special Feature

Long Lasting

Time Period, War

Cold War


ball games, bird watching, boating, concerts, Everyday Use, gift giving, hiking trips, Home Decor, outdoor travel, role playing, sightseeing, sporting events, traveling

Telescopes Size Guide

S 3 - 6" 7.62 - 15.24 cm
M 6 - 9" 15.24 - 22.86 cm
L 9 - 15" 22.86 - 38.1 cm
XL 15 - 25" 38.1 - 63.5 cm
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The Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 Brass Telescope is an exquisite piece of navigational equipment and a collector’s item that is sure to impress. Measuring 18.5 inches (47 cm) when fully extended and 7 inches (17.8 cm) when closed, with a width of 2.1 inches (5.4 cm) and height of 18.5 inches (47 cm), this telescope is crafted from high-quality brass and weighs 0.8 lbs (363 g), making it lightweight yet sturdy.

  • Material: Brass
  • Extended Dimensions: 18.5 inches (47 cm)
  • Closed Dimensions: 7 inches (17.8 cm)
  • Width: 2.1 inches (5.4 cm)
  • Height: 18.5 inches (47 cm)
  • Weight: 0.8 lbs (363 g)

This fully functional telescope comes with an attached leather cover that adds to its vintage charm and provides an extra layer of protection. Its lightweight design and ease of use make it a great addition to any collection, and it’s perfect for stargazing and exploring the night sky. As a piece of historical and educational significance, it also makes an excellent gift for anyone interested in astronomy or nautical history.

The Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 telescope is a highly sought-after collector’s item that dates back to the early 20th century, during a time when telescopes were essential tools for astronomy and maritime navigation. Manufactured in London in 1917 during World War I, this telescope boasts exquisite craftsmanship and a rich history that sets it apart from other navigational tools.

Whether you’re a collector, an astronomer, or simply someone who appreciates vintage instruments, the Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 Brass Telescope is a must-have addition to your collection. Its fully functional design, lightweight construction, and educational and historical significance make it a treasure that you’ll cherish for years to come. Get your hands on the Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 Brass Telescope today and experience the vintage charm and functionality of this stunning nautical instrument.

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.
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