ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780
ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780

WATKINS AND SMITH, LONDON Also known as FRANCIS WATKINS I AND ADDISON SMITH (worked c.1760-1777)

ANTIQUE 18thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER & SHAGREEN SPY CLASS, WATKINS c.1780

1780 England

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£2,595 gbp
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DESCRIPTION
Antique late-18th Century very rare Georgian solid silver & shagreen Galilean monocular spy glass, red leather draw tube stamped in gold, WATKINS LONDON the rim engraved with contemporary inscription ANNA MARIA CELIA HUNT, the main body of the spy glass and the original case mounted in shagreen.
Although not hallmarked the silver has been acid tested and shows (925+ standard), the item dates to the 1780's.

CONDITION
In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

SPY GLASS
Height (maximum): 11cm

Width: 4cm

Weight: 70g

CASE
Height: 7.5cm

Width: 4.8cm

Weight: 40g
In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.
Dimensions
Height 7.50 cm (2.95 inches)
Diameter 4.80 cm (1.89 inches)
Weight 110.00g (3.54oz t)
Stock Code
A4482
Medium
Georgian solid silver & shagreen Galilean monocular spy glass.
Signed/Inscribed
WATKINS LONDON the rim engraved with contemporary inscription ANNA MARIA CELIA HUNT, the main body of the spy glass and the original case mounted in shagreen. Although not hallmarked the silver has been acid tested and shows (925+ standard), the item dates to the 1780's.
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