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Antique Brass 6-draw Spyglass
Please refer to our stock # 10433 when inquiring.
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Antique Brass 6-draw Spyglass, with ring turned body and sunshade and eyepiece slide. Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia. Probably English, circa 1870.
Length Open: 5.25"
Length Closed: 17.25"
Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inherited the land and began building in 1811 with the consultation of U.S. Capitol Architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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