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folding spring lorgnette
folding lorgnette
Europe: United Kingdom
Late 19th c.
eye: 38 mm; handle: 107 mm

Spring lorgnette. Polished and coated steel. Solid bridge sprung-hinged at both ends. Long thin tapering round-section handle with flange to hold in folded position. Spring release catch at base of handle close to large fixed suspension ring attached to which is an original retail label. Round eye rims, one notched, unglazed.


Gift of Mr Tony Blackham FCOptom, 2016

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