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half-eye spectacles
SPECTACLES
half-eye spectacles
Europe: United Kingdom
Mid 20th c.
rolled gold; plastic
eye: 18 mm x 39 mm

Spectacles. 1/10-20ct Gold-filled frame. Crested bridge, positioned high, with orange plastic pads. Centre joints. Drop-end sides with dark brown and yellow mottled plastic (imitation shell) end covers. Semi-circular eyerims with white metal overbars, unglazed.


2012.86

Gift of Dixeys of Horley, via Mrs Rosemary Hooker, 2012



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