Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna

Very long telescope attributed to Magnelli of Bologna.

The body is covered with golden calf with 2 coats of arms of the Simonetti of Bologna family going back to the thirteenth century (whose descendants are now scattered, though mainly concentrated in the two cities of Lucca and Jesi).

This coat of arms is surmounted by a crown with 5 open tips, 2 patterns of irons with 4 lily flowers and 3 long series of same flowers.

Condition : good with replacement of the lens in the XIXth century.

Dimensions:

- length of the drum 53 cm

- diameter 7,3 cm

- length in observation 2,80 cm

Italy (Bologna) circa 1680.

Price and additional photos/information on request.

 

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna.

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna.

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna.

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna.

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna.

Long telescope by Magnelli with the coats of arms of the Simonetti family of Bologna.