A brass, orange leather and gilted stamped spyglass, late 18th century

A brass, orange leather and gilted stamped spyglass, late 18th century

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Categories: Telescopes, Monoculars, Telescopes - Other

Description

A quite unusual continental spyglass made in brass, cardboard with rich gilded decoration and orange leather.

The little instrument is of unusual shape and in excellent condition. It works very well.

We can date from the late 18th century.

 

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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