A Civil War Spyglass Telecope in mini-form! Conveniently attached to a cord for handy access, expands to 3 sections and magnifies 3X. It is our most popular brass item on a cord.
The telescope was invented by Hans Lippershey in 1600. Galileo began using one in 1609 to study the universe. Also called “spyglass”, telescopes have been used by Scientists, Pirates, Explorers and Soldiers for generations. One of the most famous telescopes was used by Lewis and Clark.