Civil War-Era Binoculars and Spyglass Telescopes

These items recently sold as a lot with Cowan’s Auctions for $360.00

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Cowan’s item description:

Two-section brass and wood spyglass engraved Jones London / Day or Night; 36 in. fully extended.

Six-section brass and leather spyglass, unmarked; 33 in. fully extended with hood.

Three-section brass and wood spyglass stamped OSBORNE; 19 in. fully extended.

Early 20th century binocular field glasses marked “Hezzanith”, by Heath & Co., New Eltham, London.

Binoculars by Derogy / Optician, Paris, accompanied by the original leather case.


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