Regency gilt brass spyglass.
Hand engraved signature J. Abraham, Bath.
Probably Jacob Abraham, circa 1820.
Two piece compound objective lense and single eyepiece lense, giving about 3X magnification, sharp and clear focus.
Scale decorated body with knurled edges throughout the six drawers.
In excellent condition with little loss to the gilt surface.
All drawers smooth and tight.
Length fully extended 4,1/4″ or 107mm
Maximum diameter 1,7/8″ or 48mm
Weight 162 grams.
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