Telescope, an optical instrument which, by a combination of lenses, can make distant objects appear closer. The credit for the discovery of the telescope principle must lie with Lippershey and Galileo, althought there are grounds to belive that it may have been an earlier invention.

In Antiques Le Saint Georges we carry a special selection of astronomical and scientific instruments. This is just a sample of some of our instruments, like telescopes, astrolabes, planetariums, navigational instruments, instruments of time measurement, Latitude, Longitude, instruments of Navigation … if you are looking for a particular piece, please contact us.