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Celluloid Eye Glasses - Perfection
Nordman Bros.
North America: USA, California, San Francisco
overall: 84 mm x 132 mm

Colour postcard (double-sided advertising card) featuring, on the front, a promotion for folding pince-nez with an illustration of two small children seen through the lenses, the whole ensemble depicted above an artist's pallette. On the reverse a text-based advert, damaged through later use of adhesive, for a company importing watchmakers' and jewellers' tools and materials, plated silver, nickel and nickel gilt chains, 'celebrated' celluloid eye glasses, foreign and American optical goods.


College Purchase, 2013

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