Officer's Spyglass, 15"

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An intriguing and classic explorer's and navigator's tool. Essential instruments were a compass, a sextant and a telescope. This reproduction telescope / spyglass consists of a wood barrel holding an objective, a system of lenses. It is protected by brass collars and a decorative brass cap. To use, pull out the brass tubes (called drawers in Britain). The smallest tube holds the eye objective. Judiciously push in the smallest end-tube to focus. Polished Brass And Distressed French Finished Rosewood Dimensions: 15.3”L x 1.7”W Weight: 0.65 lbs. Perfect for a collector of antiques, this elegant reproduction spyglass will add a certain timeless feel to any living room, bedroom, or private study and makes a wonderful nautical gift.