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Two Three-Draw London Spy Glasses

Auction:
2502
Lot:
529
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Three-Draw London Spy Glasses, by Dollond and Ottway & Company, the first, signed on ocular draw Dollond, London, 2-inch objective, brass and leather covered tube with shade, leather carrying case, extended lg. 28 1/2 in., the last, a brass and leather covered tube inscribed on the occular draw W. Ottway & Co. Ltd., Ealing, 1912 No. 1618, 2 1/4 in. objective, shade and eyepiece cover, extended lg. 26 in.
Estimate $175-275

Both very usable glasses.

Keywords

Dollond and Ottway & Company, London Spy, London, W. Ottway & Co. Ltd., Brass instrument, Dollond, Leather, Lenses, Telescopes