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BRASS TABLETOP FOLDING REFLECTING TELESCOPE SIGNED “S. (SAMUEL) JOHNSON, LUDGATE STREET, LONDON”. Late 18th century rod and screw side focus, folding tri-cabriole leg stand. Lens covers are present. Johnson was known to have worked near the west-end of St. Paul’s London. His trade card can be found at the Science museum collection London, England. SIZE: 15 1/2″ h x 21 3/4″ l. CONDITION: Unpolished with some, minor imperfections. 9-91332 (3,000-3,500)

Auction: Fine Art, Antiques & Asian - Samoset 2002
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