An early 19th century single draw telescope.

An early 19th century single draw telescope.




Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting


A single draw, leather covered wooden barrelled telescope signed, ‘H. Hyams, 22 Cornhill’.

Hyam Hyams worked from this address in London from 1821-1851.

The telescope measures 34″ extended and 27″ when closed. The main lens is 1.5″ diameter giving a magnification of 18x and gived a fine, shatp image. It has an end cap and eye slider and is in good condition throughout.

It comes with a later wooden display stand.


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