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French brass telescope, Boucart, Paris, +/- 1830

Lens diameter 60mm tube 65mm length 89cm.
1 terrestrial eyepiece that can be removed.
Internal focuser with one knob.

History
Boucart Opticien Fabricant à Paris, 35 quai de l'Horloge
Boucart started activities as optician in Paris in 1790. The company was specialized in microscopes but they also sold telescopes.

In 1820 Boucart was taken over by Kuivert Opticien, Paris. See the inventory of the Nachet Collection, 1929
Boucart isn't longer mentioned in the catalog of "L'industrie Française des Instruments de Précision" from 1901 - 1902

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