Library telescope & case – Davis, London.

Library telescope & case – Davis, London.




Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting


A lacquered brass library telescope signed on the back collar, ‘Davis, London’, measuring 41″ long with an additional pancatic eye-piece. The height is 18″ with a main lens of 2″ diameter. The telescope has a steady bar.

The solid mahogany case holds an astronomical eye-piece with a removable sun cover.

The lenses are damage free and the telescope gives excellent images.

There were several companies with the name of Davis operating in London from 1817 – 81.

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