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Category: Marine
SubType: Instruments
Origin: America-USA
Era: 19th Century
Height: (length) 20 inches
Franklin Osgood's leather wrapped single-draw spyglass, as Rear Commodore of the New York Yacht Club, of typical form with leather-wrapped barrel and brass fittings, the telescope inscribed "FRANKLIN OSGOOD, REAR COMMODORE, NEW YORK YACHT CLUB." Franklin Osgood (1826-1888) was among the first American yachtsman to defend the America's Cup. He won in both 1870 with the yacht MAGIC and in 1871 with COLUMBIA.

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