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'Bilt-In Fits-U' pince-nez fitting set
PINCE-NEZ AND FOLDING EYEGLASSES
fitting set
American Optical Company
North America: USA; Europe: United Kingdom, England, Suffolk, Ipswich
1920s
rolled gold; glass; cardboard; velvet; card
overall: 30 x 288 x 125 mm; lens width: 40 mm

Twelve pairs of pince-nez contained within green folder with flap lid and press-stud fasteners, lined in olive green velvet. Each pair has rimless oval lenses, gold-filled bridge and finger-piece mount, plaquets with small black pads. Housing for a printed card of dimensions inside lid.


2005.254

Gift of A. H. Rivron & Son Ltd, 2004



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