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Brass Portrait Lens by Lerebours et Secretan

Auction:
2283
Lot:
1699
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2283
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Portrait Lens by Lerebours et Secretan, Paris, No. 3811, with rack-and-pinion focusing and mahogany lens cap, engraved Mottershead & Co., Market Place, Manchester, (re-lacquered); a brass-bound lens by Jamin & Darlot, R. Chapon 14, Paris, No. 3412, with rack-and-pinion focusing for portrait or landscape use; and two other brass-bound lenses.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Paris, Mottershead & Co., Manchester, Lens