Makers/Manufacturers: Suffolk

G. Calver [FRAS] (1834–1927), business established  by George Calver at Chelmsford, later moved to Walpole (see Essex).

Ransomes of Ipswich (1808-84) name varied during the 19th century as the partnership changed (Ransomes & May, Ransomes,Simms & Jeffries, Ransome & Head, Ransomes & Rapier), manufacturer of agricultural machinery at the Orwell Works, Ipswich. They also made telescope mounts for the Orwell Obsevatory and the Royal Observatory, Greenwich (Grace’s Guide).

Optical Vision Limited (distributor), Unit 2B, Woolpit Business Park, Woolpit, Bury-St-Edmunds, IP30 9UP. Major importer and exporter of telescopes, binoculars and other optical instruments.