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Re: [Civil War] British Army Telescopes (19thC)

Many thanks. Do you know if, in British practice, the initial production of an item is designated "Mk I," or would that have been done "retrospectively," after a "Mk II" was to come upon the scene?

My curiosity is aroused by your description of the Mk II, which seems to be slightly smaller than the Mk III-IV. I have a three-draw of 1881, 2" objective lens, as you describe for Mk II, with W(broad arrow)D and serial, but not designated with a "Mk" or descriptive ("sig tel"). I wonder if it might represent the "Mk I."

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