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Shagreen Four-Draw Monocular


Date Late 1800s
Dimensions English Metric
Main Tube Length 2.1in 5.4mm
Main Tube Diameter 1.3in 34mm
Total Length 7.4in 188mm
Closed Length 2.7in 68mm
Objective Clear Aperture Diameter 1.0in 26mm


This small Galilean telescope has a round parallel brass barrel, covered in shagreen. It has four brass draws and a flared eyecup. The objective lens is non-achromatic. It is not signed by the maker.


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