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Five-Draw Silvered Monocular

Signature Dollond, London

Date Early 1800s
Number of Draws 5
Dimensions English Metric
Main Tube Length 1.1in 28mm
Main Tube Diameter 1.6in 41mm
Total Length 3.5in 90mm
Closed Length 1.4in 35mm
Objective Clear Aperture Diameter 1.3in 33mm


This monocular has a short round parallel brass barrel, covered with copper and an unknown silver-colored metal.  The objective lens is an achromatic doublet.  It has five brass draws (lightly silver-plated), a single eye lens, and a flat disk-shaped eyecup.  It is signed "Dollond   London" on the face of the eyecup.





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