AN ELEGANT SHAGREEN MONOCULAR in CASE, late 18th
Dimension: 9,5cm (4”) open; Case is 8,2cm (3 ¼”) max diam.4,9cm(2”)
Brass fittings and cardboard tubes, the inner green-vellum covered, the main body with fine shagreen. Optically OK.
Cardboard case with decorate red/white paper.
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