WW2 Vintage Brass Original Ottway Ships "Officer of the Watch" Telescope Single Draw Made in England. With end cap and eye piece sliding lens cover. W. Ottway & Co Ltd. Ealing London Number 1214. Engraved. J. G. Brayne R.N. John Goble Brayne Education: RN College, Dartmouth (01.01.1937-...; Admiralty No. 1730; St Vincent House). 01.09.1940 - (04.)1942 HMS Dorsetshire (cruiser) 01.05.1942 - (10.)1942 promotion course, Portsmouth [HMS Victory] (12.1942) HMS Westminster (destroyer) * (02.1943) no appointment listed 22.02.1943 - (06.)1943 HMS Maidstone (submarine depot ship) (for submarines) 07.07.1943 - (02.)1944 HMS Sportsman (submarine) 01.03.1944 - (06.)1944 HMS Medway II (base for 1st Submarine Flotilla, Malta) 23.08.1944 British Naval Liaison Officer, Greek escort destroyer "Kriti" (10.1944) - (01.1945) HMS Nile (RN base, Alexandria, Egypt) * 20.03.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Sabre (destroyer) (04.1946) HMS Daedalus (RN Air Station, Lee-on-Solent) * 15.07.1948 - (07.)1948 HMS Flint Castle This is a functional telescope in very good condition with smooth draw action. Some wear and tear due to the age. Dimensions: 25 inches open, 18 inches closed. Excellent display item. Closed 18" Open 25" Fully working as it should and in good condition. Great original piece. good condition, Leather cover replacement, a few marks commensurate with age. Please see all photos as these form part of the description
This exceptional item will make a great display piece for nautical decor.
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