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J&A Molteni, Paris, Single draw telescope, +/- 1863, leather and brass

In 1782 the Molteni company was founded in Paris.  Joseph Antoine Blathazar was an Italian maker of optical instruments.
In 1855 his brother Jules Molteni takes over the company and in 1863 together with his nephew Alfred Molteni they started the company J. & A. Molteni specialized in the construction and sale of precision instruments.

Dimensions
lens diameter 65mm
length open 132cm, closed 66cm
diameter of the finder scope: 30mm
length of the finder scope: 27,5cm

Condition
Leather is in good condition
the lens has traces of funghi on the border
The eyepiece is clean
The views are good and sharp
some traces of haze

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