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William Watkins Octagonal Reverse-taper Telescope or Spyglass

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
291
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

William Watkins Octagonal Reverse-taper Telescope or Spyglass, St. James Street, London, 19th century, mahogany barrel, with single-draw eyepiece engraved "Wm. Watkins, St. James Street, London," each lens with sliding cover, lg. 25 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

William Watkins Octagonal Reverse, Eyepiece, Lenses, Spyglass, Telescopes, Watkins, William Watkins, London