I. P. Cutts, Sutton & Sons Telescope

This telescope has an achromatic objective, a four-element erecting eye piece, and a brass body covered with leather. The U.S. Nautical Almanac transferred it to the Smithsonian in 1880. The "TRADE MARK / TRY ME (with image of fouled anchor)" inscription is also seen on telescopes signed I. P. Cutts, Sutton & Son.
Currently not on view
Object Name
telescope (spy glass)
I. P. Cutts, Sutton & Sons
overall: 20 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 53.0225 cm x 3.81 cm
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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