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OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
Late 18th - Early 19th c.
ivory; tortoiseshell; silver
overall: 50 x 24 mm
Small single-draw spyglass. Straight-sided ivory barrel featuring vertical bands of tortoiseshell bordered by horizontal bands of silver. Ivory eyepiece. Silver tube. Inscription engraved on tube. Screw-top.
BOA Purchase, 1935