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Magnifier on a dress clip
monocular lens
Europe: United Kingdom
Early 20th c.
plastic; metal; glass
lens: 33 mm; metal arm and clip: 85 mm; rim with stem: 66 mm x 45 mm x 4 mm

Unusual magnifying glass/loup on an articulated arm. Dark brown plastic (imitation shell) round rim, glazed, mounted to an adjustable length arm and Victorian patented copper-coloured metal clip.


Donated by the friends of Jim and Shirley Ellwood, 2012

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