A fine and rare Joseph Jackson Gregorian reflecting pocket telescope, English, mid 18th century,
Lot 130
A fine and rare
Joseph Jackson Gregorian reflecting pocket telescope, English, mid 18th century,
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine and rare Joseph Jackson Gregorian reflecting pocket telescope, English, mid 18th century,
signed 'Jo, Jackfon LONDON. (106)', indistinctly cast to the main mirror 'jackfon London' the tube with a screw thread adjustment to the secondary mirror, the tube bound in stained ray skin, the length of tube 7in (8cm) long

Footnotes

  • Joseph Jackson worked at Angel Court, Strand, London from 1736-1760.
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