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I. C. Reader
MAGNIFIERS AND QUIZZING GLASSES
desk magnifier
Europe: United Kingdom
c.1931
plastic
overall: 6 mm x 120 mm x 50 mm

Reading aid comprising an opaque Bakelite panel, the upper surface bevelling from all sides towards a narrow rectangular-shaped aperture housing a plano-cylindrical glass lens, the plane surface of the lens flush with the underside of the device. Company logo, product name, patent number, date and single line instruction feature as moulded lettering.


2012.632

Gift of Mr John Dixon Salt, FCOptom, 2012



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