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'Fits-U' pince-nez (apprentice/promotional piece)
PINCE-NEZ AND FOLDING EYEGLASSES
miniature pince-nez
American Optical Company
Early 20th c.
metal; glass
eye: 23 mm; overall front: 66 mm

Miniature rimless pince-nez with yellow metal finger-piece mount. Unusual X-shaped plaquets with amber shell pads. Oval lenses, the right with a small drilled hole to the outer edge, with downcurve bifocal segments.


2016.355

Gift of Mr Tony Blackham FCOptom, 2016



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