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    General JEB Stuart's Field Glasses/Binoculars in the original red velvet lined case with gutta percha rims made in Paris by Chevalier Opticien. These would have run the blockade into the Confederacy and were certainly used by him throughout every battle of the war. Also, they would have been with him when he was mortally wounded at Yellow Tavern and left with his widow Flora when he died at his brother-in-law, Dr. Charles Brewer's home in Richmond.

    Provenance: Stuart Family correspondence and Bill of Sale.




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    Auction Dates
    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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