"Alvan Clark" 5-inch Brass Telescope Lens, 19th century, two-part brass housing with three mounting holes on outer flange.
Provenance: Purchased from Burton Fitzgerald in 1993 by the current consignor.
unmarked lens but according to the consignor Mr. Fitzgerald rescued it from the Alvin Clark factory building prior to it being dismantled
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