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Telescope fittings and eyepieces for a 6" telescope.

Optical euqipment, eyepieces and fittings for 6" telescope, metal / glass / wood / fabric, used at Sydney Observatory, maker unknown, 1877-1887. Two wooden boxes with hinged lids containing fittings and eyepieces for a 6" telescope. One box contains nine eyepieces and fittings while the other contains three eyepieces.

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(Accession num: H10343)

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