Telescope / walking cane – W. & S. Jones, c. 1830.

Telescope / walking cane – W. & S. Jones, c. 1830.




Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Other


A rare walking stick with concealed telescope.
The telescope measures 12.25″ when closed and 16″ when fully open, the single draw signed, ‘W & S JONES, 30 Holborn, London’. It has a 1″ objective lens and gives  perfeclty clear views; all original lenses which are damage free. No dents / damage.

The telescope barrel and the walking stick are finished in black leather to emulate a tree branch.

Total length when the telescope is threaded into the stick is 37″.

The company worked at 30 Holborn from 1800 – 1860.

A very nice example of the period.


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