Signed on the first draw, ‘Adams, Fleet St, London’, constructed and finished with silver plate onn copper and brass, mahogany barrel and flint / crown achromatic lens ( 1.5″ aperture ).
The telescope emasures 9.25″ closed and 27.5″ open.
The draws move freely and smoothly and the telescope gives excellent clear views. No cracks / dents, a little rubbing to the plate around the lens cap area.
Unable to verify which family member made this –
George Adams senior ( 1734 – 1772 ), George Adams (11) ( 1772 – 1796 ), Dudley Adams ( 1788 – 1817 ).