L. van der Bildt telescope, Franeker No 33, C 1770
An L. van der Bildt telescope, franeker No 33 Â with a later on box.Â Lubbertus van der Bildt was a son of I. van der Bildt Sr.Â The telescope comes from a private collection and the retailer was J.A.M.. Verton from Zierikzee who also made the case Â (J.A. Verton died in 1828 and perhaps his father J.A.M. Verton). The dating of the telescope is arround 1760 because L. Van Der Bildt made telescopes in the period 1760-1780. Â The condition of the instrument is good, mirrors are in top condition, original standard and “lacquered brass” is in good condition. Box measurements 46 x 19 x 10 cm.