Pyefinch, Henry, 1777 c.
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photo - eyepiece
Basic Info

Maker: Pyefinch, Henry

Year: 1777 c.

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Manufacturing Location: London, England

Signature: No 164 / Pyefinch / London

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No stand present.

Collection: Coll. Willach

Accession #: 58


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Public Notes:

The patent in 1770 was for the achromat setup shown here. The Dollond patent runs out in 1772. This telescope can adjust separation of flint and crown. This patent is for changing focal length (officially) by slider. Actually it is for chromatic aberration. This is the only one surviving.

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Objective type: doublet (flint forward)

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Materials: wood, brass, glass

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