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Title U.S. Navy Officer of the Deck Spyglass. Made by Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y. N.d., ca. 1910-1920.
Object Name Telescope
Catalog Number 2009.006.0030
Collection Keuffel & Esser Company Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description U.S. Navy Officer of the Deck Spyglass. Made by Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y. No date, circa 1920-1920. Single draw telescope, 16-3/4" long closed, 22-1/4" open; 1-5/8" diameter. Brass metal tubes with black leather (goatskin?) wrapping on main tube. Black paint on exposed metal, worn off at circumference and where held on draw tube. Machine lettered on draw tube as titled above along with "Power 12-1/2 ." Also hand marked below machine lettering "N. 3517" (unknown if a serial number applied by K&E or one assigned by the Navy.)

Although marked N.Y., K+E factory was in Hoboken during the period of when it was made. To be researched for more precise date of issue.
Date 1955-1970
Year Range from 1955
Year Range to 1970
Search Terms K & E
Keuffel & Esser Co.
U.S. Navy
Caption detail of lettering on draw tube
Imagefile 068\20090060030.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce
Military