SOLD – Large four draw telescope in case – Wellington.

SOLD – Large four draw telescope in case – Wellington.






Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting


SOLD – A large four draw Georgian telescope signed on the first draw, ‘Wellington, Crown Court, Soho, London’. Alexander Wellington worked from this address from 1784 – 1812. He had various Royal Appointments. The business was taken over by his wife Mary until 1827.

The telescope measures 63.5″ (162 cms) fully extended with a main lens of 2.5″ (60 mm) diameter.

In fitted mahogany case (crack to lid) with 2 extra eye-pieces giving power from 25x to 60x. The telescope is in very good condition throughout giving a a good, clear vision when viewing. The eye-piece has a glass sun filter.

A unusual rare telescope due to its size.

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