• Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at an angle on a wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, on a wooden floor pointing out towards an arched window set into a brick wall, the the brass eyepiece to the left side, the window on the right.
  • Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at a diagonal angle on a wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. The telescope is facing to the left showing the brass lens cap over the end. On the right side is the eyepiece, positioned on top of the brass and wood splayed tripod legs. The background is pink.
  • Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at a horizontal angle on a wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. The telescope eyepiece is on the left and the right side is the end with the lens cap, positioned on top of brass and wood splayed tripod legs. The background is pink.
  • Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at a diagonal angle on a wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. The telescope is facing to the left showing the brass eyepiece on the right, The end of the telescope is at the top left. It is positioned on top of the brass and wood splayed tripod legs. The background is pink.
  • Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at a horizontal angle on a wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. The telescope eyepiece is on the mid left and on the top right side is the end with the lens cap, positioned on top of brass and wood splayed tripod legs. The background is pink.
  • Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at a horizontal angle on a wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. The telescope eyepiece is on the top right and the top left side is the end with the lens, positioned on top of brass and wood splayed tripod legs. The background is pink.
  • Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at a horizontal angle, showing the top of it’s on a wooden brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. The telescope eyepiece is on the middle right and the middle left side is the end with the lens. The background is pink.
  • Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at a horizontal angle, showing the top of it’s on a wooden brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. The telescope eyepiece is on the lower left side and on the top right side is the end with the lens. The background is pink.
  • Close up of a leather covered  brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Showing the engraving details and the integral swivel dust cover in the eyepiece and the top of the stand. Against a pink background.
  • Close up view of the wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. View of the date mark, 1888, engraved into the brass. Detail of brass screws into the wooden base. Against a pink background.
  • Close up view of the wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888, showing the engraved details on the brass. Against a pink background.
  • Close up of a leather covered  brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Showing the brass swivel mechanism adjoining the base, the brass screw details and the patina of the old leather. Against a pink background.
  • Close up of a leather covered  brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901, showing the maker’s name and date engraved into the brass. Against a pink background.
  • Close up of a leather covered  brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901, showing in detail the lens and brass surround. Against a pink background.
  • Close up of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Showing the engraving details of the maker’s name and date stamp and the integral swivel dust cover in the eyepiece. Against a pink background.
  • Close up of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Close up of the central brass mechanism and brass nut that alters the angle of the telescope. Against a dark pink background.
  • Side view of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Shown at an diagonal angle on a wooden and brass campaign tripod stand, on a wooden floor pointing out towards a window to the right and a brick wall behind, the the brass eyepiece to the left side, the window on the right.
  • Close up of a leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901. Close up of the central brass mechanism and brass nut that alters the angle of the telescope and the top of the tripod base. Against a dark pink background.

Brass and Leather Telescope on Stand

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A leather covered brass telescope by J.J. Hicks dated 1901, on campaign tripod stand by W. Watson & Sons London dated 1888. With 2¼ inch objective lens, integral swivel dust cover in the eyepiece, extending brass shade and original lens cap. The telescope also comes with a newly made wooden floor stand to provide stability to the tripod and give protection to floor surfaces.

Dimensions: 95 cm/37⅜ inches (maximum length of telescope) x 159.5 cm/62⅞ inches (height when horizontal on stand).

This telescope and stand have obviously been together for a long time; there are matching old stamped markings (possibly military) on parts of both the tripod stand and the scope.

Product Reference: 12487
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