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folding lorgnette & case
LORGNETTES
folding lorgnette
gold; glass
eye width: 33 mm; length of extended handle: 114 mm

18 ct gold extending lorgnette. Solid bridge (unsprung) hinged at both ends. Long handle with telescopic draw action. Large rigid ring at base of handle. Round eyes and bi-convex lenses. In black ribbed material case with press stud fastening (not original).


2004.170

Ex Hugh Orr Collection (gift of Miss Kusoom Vadgama FCOptom, 2003)



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