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1830′s TELESCOPE AT KERRY AUCTION

The refracting telescope from the 1830′s.  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

This classic west of Ireland scene by Phil Higgisson is at Kerry Auction Rooms.

AN 1830′s refracting telescope will come under the hammer in Tralee on August 14. The fine example of a country house telescope is estimated at 2,500-3,500 at Kerry Auction Rooms, Moyderwell, Tralee  Antique furniture includes a 19th century oak case clock with painted arch dial, a 19th century stick barometer and an early Victorian two drawer side table.

There is military, Irish hallmarked silver sports medals from the 1940′s, jewellery, collectibles including a wall display signed by Muhammad Ali and five west of Ireland coastal scnes by artist Phil Higgisson.  The catalogue is on-line.

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