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'Shuron' pince-nez fitting set
PINCE-NEZ AND FOLDING EYEGLASSES
fitting spectacles
E. Kirstein's Sons Co
North America: USA, New York, Rochester
1920s
rolled gold; glass; wood; velvet
lens width: 40 mm; overall: 227 mm x 137 mm x 35 mm

Eleven pairs of pince-nez contained within purple velvet-lined compartmentalised wooden show case with glazed front and display support to rear. Each pair has rimless oval lenses (one pair wth plano round lenses), gold-filled bridge and finger-piece mount, plaquets with small dark shell pads.


2012.528

Donated by the friends of Jim and Shirley Ellwood, 2012



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