A large, single draw marine telescope measuring 20.25 (51.5 cms) when closed and 36 (91.5 cms) fully drawn, signed near the eyepiece, W & S Jones, 135 Holborn, London. The objective lens has a diameter of just over 1.5 (4 cms) and comprises of three elements, the front and back being of green glass, which were produced by Dollond at the time. All lenses are damage free and the telescope gives an excellent clear image.There is some surface scratching to the barrel but no splits, as the inside of the barrel shows this. A large, early example by W & S Jones who worked from 1792 1859 but were only at 135 Holborn from 1792 1800.
Post 14.00 tracked / recorded. The item "A large late 18th century marine telescope W & S Jones" is in sale since Saturday, November 13, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "marl727" and is located in Blackpool.
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