Clocks, Barometers, Sextants, and Telescopes
Inventory ID: 10393
A fine 18th century five-draw telescope with mahogany barrel by Jesse Ramsden circa 1780
Jesse Ramsden's (b. 1735 d. 1800) telescopes are considered to be amoungst the finest instruments made in the 18th century. This example measures 10" closed and 42" when fully extended.
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