Identified Naval Spyglass, c. mid-19th century, a leather-wrapped brass body, engraved on the front "Wm. S. Cherry/U.S.N." with foliate designs, overall lg. 19 1/2 in.
Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Leather wrap has some damage and has been coated with leather conditioner.
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