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Six-Draw Silvered Brass Monocular

Signature None

Date 19th Century
Dimensions English Metric
Main Tube Length .9in 22mm
Main Tube Diameter 1.8in 45mm
Total Length 3.9in 100mm
Closed Length 1.3in 32mm
Objective Clear Aperture Diameter 1.6in 40mm

Description

This monocular has a very short, round parallel barrel made of ivory.  The single objective lens in non-achromatic.  It has six brass draws (silver-plated), a single eye lens, and a flat disc-shaped eyecup.  It is not signed by the maker.

 


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