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Telescope made by Troughton & Simms, London

Telescope, silver / glass / leather, presented by the British Government to Ernst Kuhlman Master of the Herman for saving the crew of the Hibernia in 1857, made by Troughton & Simms, London, England, c. 1857 A single draw, leather covered telescope with eye end and dew shade of silver. Inscription engraved in metal.

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