Nickel silver construction with baleen covered barrel, this six draw pocket telescope is signed on the first draw, ‘Tho.s Millard, 334 Oxford St., London’, with lens cap and eye piece dust slider, the objective measures 23 mm in diameter. The telescope measures 4″ (9.8 cms) closed and 15.75″ ( 40 cms) fully extended.
The case holds a nickel silver clamp which tilts on a compass joint over a short column. The column unscrews to reveal a thick screw which can be used for fence / post fixing. Also with an additional high powered eye piece.
The telescope is in excellent condition and is damage free.
Thomas Millard is recorded at 334 Oxford Street from 1851 – 57.
Contained in a small paded case (12 cms x 7 cms) with two fastening hooks.