An original screen used miniature brass telescope featured in The Wind in the Willows TV Series (1984-1988).
The telescope was used by Mr Toad in season 3, episode 4 'Toads Astronomer' and can be clearly seen used in the photographs above.
Mounted on top of the main scope sits a long viewfinder, the main scope is in turn fitted to a 3 legged stand, compleated by fine details such as a miniture eye piece, adjusting knobs and wheels and tiny leather stand belts.
It is constructed from brass, cast resin, wood and leather all expertly assembled and extreamly remarkable in detail.
Measuring at approx 10" long x 5.25" tall, it is in a great production used condition with minimal additional wear from use.
The Wind in the Willows was a stop motion TV series that was based on characters from Kenneth Grahame's classic story of the same name.
It was made by the animation company Cosgrove Hall for Thames Television and was shown on ITV.
It starred David Jason and Peter Sallis and ran for 5 seasons, with a total of 65 episodes, winning a BAFTA and and internation Emmy award during its run.
All our props come with a Studio Props COA and have been authenticated by a well renound collector of props for many years.
The Wind in the Willows (TV Series) 1984-1988 Mr Toad's Telescope
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