Lot 10: 2 19th cen Spyglasses & pic of Astronomer John Brashear
October 22, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA, USALive Auction
Description: 2 -19th Century hand held brass spyglasses, Larger is 21 inches long with wooden base and "Cox London Day or Night" imprint on draw, other is 17 inches long, brass 3 draw with leather base, along with an inscribed and signed portrait of the astronomer John Brashear, dated 1915, 20.5 x 14.75 inches framed dimensions.
Condition Report: in generally good condition consistent with age and normal use; drying and pealing of leather base of spyglass and denting of metal draw on larger, light and water damage noticeable on matting of picture