three draw silver plate telescope – Adams.

three draw silver plate telescope – Adams.


Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Telescopes, Telescopes - Refracting


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.

Top quality.

Unable to verify which family member made this –

George Adams senior  ( 1734 – 1772 ), George Adams (11) ( 1772 – 1796 ), Dudley Adams ( 1788 – 1817 ).

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