Ross 3-inch Refractor Brass Telescope, London, no. 51751, 19th century, lacquered brass 32-in. main tube mounted on a right-angle bracket, 11-in. finder's scope, rack-and-pinion eyepiece marked Ross, London no. 51751, tripod mount engraved with maker's name, vertical and horizontal fine adjustment mounts, all mounted on a folding tripod base, original wooden crate with brass lens case, five eyepieces, sunshade, and two wooden handled keys, instrument ht. 27 in.
two dents in main tube, rack and pinion for eyepiece skips, no chips to lens, box top painted
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