Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 Vintage Brass Telescope

Quantity Price Discount
2-3 996.55 5.00%
4-5 944.10 10.00%
6+ 923.12 12.00%


  • High-quality brass material
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • Fully functional for educational and historical purposes
  • Perfect collectible for nautical enthusiasts and history buffs

Product details

Weight 363 g
Dimensions 18.5 × 2.1 × 18.5 in
Brand Craple
Condition Brand-New
Country/Region of Origin India
Finish Antique
Gift Box Yes
Material Brass
Military Branch Marina Militare
Original/Reproduction India
Special Feature Long Lasting
Time Period, War Cold War
Return & Refund 30-Days
Warranty N/A
Care & Instructions

Cleaning Method

  • To clean your telescope, gently remove dirt and dust with a soft, dry cotton cloth. Avoid using any liquids or harsh scrubbing motions that might damage the lens or delicate components.

Moisture-Proofing Your Telescope

  • Ensure your telescope is kept in a dry environment to prevent moisture buildup, which can damage the optics and mechanics of your instrument.

Avoiding Chemicals

  • Keep the telescope away from chemicals and alcohol. These substances can harm the lens coatings and the overall integrity of the telescope’s construction.

Note: For the preservation of your telescope’s quality, do not use abrasive or coarse materials on any part of the instrument.

Installation & Usage
  • To use a stand telescope, assemble the tripod, mount the telescope, and attach the eyepiece. Align the finderscope by day and use it to find celestial objects at night, adjusting focus as needed.
  • For handheld telescopes, simply extend, aim at a target, and adjust focus for clarity. Start with low magnification and avoid sunlight. Practice improves skill.
  • Should you miss the initial delivery attempt, your product(s) will be retained at the nearest delivery hub for 10 days. If not collected within this timeframe, Craple has the authority to modify or cancel the order.
  • We perform thorough quality control checks to guarantee that you receive a top-quality product. In the unlikely event that you receive a telescope with defects or damages, please reach out to us at contact@craple.com. To process a warranty claim, you will need to provide an unboxing video and photos of the issue.
  • How is the product delivered?
    Delivery is carried out through the shipping service selected by the customer, with a standard handling time of 2 days for packaging and dispatch.
  • Do I need to submit any documents to receive my delivery?
    No additional documents are required for standard delivery.
  • Why is free shipping not provided?
    As shipping costs vary by destination, we separate the product and shipping fees for transparency.
  • How long will it take for my telescope to be delivered?
    The delivery timeline depends on your location and the shipping option chosen. You can find detailed information at checkout or on our shipping policy page.
  • Is my order/payment secure?
    Yes, our brand is registered and recognized on reputable platforms like Etsy, eBay, and Amazon, ensuring safe and secure transactions.
  • Accessories depicted in promotional images are for staging purposes and are not included, unless specified otherwise.
  • There may be slight variations in the appearance of materials, such as metal finishes or paint, compared to the product images due to differences in lighting and production batches.
  • The actual product may exhibit minor discrepancies in design details or colors due to the manufacturing process or screen display settings and resolutions.

Telescopes Size Guide

S 3 - 6" 7.62 - 15.24 cm
M 6 - 9" 15.24 - 22.86 cm
L 9 - 15" 22.86 - 38.1 cm
XL 15 - 25" 38.1 - 63.5 cm
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Experience the allure of the past with the Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 Brass Nautical Telescope Crafted with precision from high-quality brass. This exquisite piece of navigational equipment is both a collector’s item and a functional tool that is sure to captivate.

Measuring 18.5 inches (47 cm) when fully extended and 7 inches (17.8 cm) when closed, with a width of 2.1 inches (5.4 cm) and height of 18.5 inches (47 cm), this telescope strikes the perfect balance of elegance and portability, weighing just 0.8 lbs (363 g).

  • Primary Material: Brass
  • Extended Dimensions: 18.5 inches (47 cm)
  • Closed Dimensions: 7 inches (17.8 cm)
  • Width: 2.1 inches (5.4 cm)
  • Height: 18.5 inches (47 cm)
  • Weight: 0.8 lbs (363 g)

This fully functional telescope comes with an attached leather cover, enhancing its vintage charm while providing added protection. Its lightweight design and user-friendly nature make it a valuable addition to any collection, ideal for stargazing and exploring the wonders of the night sky. With its historical and educational significance, it also makes a remarkable gift for astronomy enthusiasts and those fascinated by nautical history.

The Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 brass nautical telescope holds immense collector’s value, harking back to the early 20th century when telescopes were indispensable for astronomers and maritime navigation.

Crafted in London during the tumultuous era of World War I, this telescope showcases meticulous craftsmanship and carries a rich history that sets it apart from other navigational instruments.

Whether you’re a seasoned collector, an avid astronomer, or simply someone who appreciates vintage instruments, the Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 Brass Nautical Telescope is a must-have addition to your repertoire. Its functional design, lightweight construction, and educational and historical significance make it a cherished treasure that will stand the test of time.

Embrace the vintage charm and functionality of this stunning nautical instrument by acquiring the Kelvin & Hughes London 1917 Brass Telescope today.

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