Regency gilt brass spyglass, circa 1820.
Two piece compound objective lense and single eyepiece lense, giving about 2,1/2X magnification.
Herringbone stripe decorated body with knurled edges throughout the four drawers.
Original red leather covered card case.
In very good condition with slight wear loss to the gilt surfaces of some drawers.
All drawers smooth and tight.
Length fully extended 2,1/4″ or 69mm
Maximum diameter 1,3/4″ or 35mm
Weight 74 grams.
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