Georgian Circa 1770 REFRACTING BRASS TELESCOPE BY JESSE RAMSDEN LONDON. On adjustable tripod stand, engraved to the top of the main barrel Ramsden, London.
Diameter 2 1/2, overall length 75 cm. There are dents evident to the barrel in places. There is also what looks to be a scratch to the eyepiece objective (shown in the photographs) and when looking through the lens there is dust and debris evident so the glass lenses could do with a clean. A fine example of a late 18th century brass table telescope by Ramsden, London.The item "Georgian Circa 1770 REFRACTING BRASS TELESCOPE BY JESSE RAMSDEN LONDON" is in sale since Thursday, February 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "thearistocraticjumblesale" and is located in Bristol. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Mexico.