Clocks, Barometers, Sextants, and Telescopes
Inventory ID: 10420
A fine 18th century eight-draw "patent portable" telescope by George Adams Jr. circa 1780
A wonderful small pocket telescope which measures 5 1/2" when closed and 28 1/2"when fully extended. The barrel shows faint signs of the original painted foliage decoration. Inscribed "Adams New Patent Portable Telescope, No. 60, Fleet Street, LONDON."
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