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combined lorgnette & ear trumpet
ear trumpet lorgnette; hearing aid
Late 19th c.
tortoiseshell; metal
eye width: 35 mm; DBL: 23 mm; trumpet length: 248 mm

Lorgnette with tortoiseshell frame and handle. Double crested bridge. Oval eyes. Glazed. Rims hinged at top of handle. Handle is hollow and incorporates ear-trumpet nozzle. Yellow metal ear-piece painted black. Rigid ring at base of handle.


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