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English Folding Opera Glass, by Dollond, London, Late 18th/Early 19th Century?

Inventory Number: 98616
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1949-45
Brief Description: English folding opera glass or spy-glass with two folding lenses and ring upon main limb, all of silver. The ring by which the instrument is held can also be attached to a neck or lapel chain. The horizontal limb extends for focusing. Magnification is very small, but image quality is very good.
Primary Inscriptions: "Dollond London" on main limb.
Provenance: Purchased
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver
Glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
48 34 21 mm

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