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A fine 18th century eight-draw "patent portable" telescope by George Adams Jr. circa 1780


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Clocks, Barometers, Sextants, and Telescopes


Inventory ID: 10420

Item Title:

A fine 18th century eight-draw "patent portable" telescope by George Adams Jr. circa 1780


Item Description:

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."


Price: SOLD

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