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Folding lorgnette and case
LORGNETTES
folding lorgnette; lorgnette case
Ratti Industria Ottica S.p.A.
Europe: Italy, Torino (Turin)
Late 20th c.
plastic; leather
case: 89 cm x 49 mm; overall (open): 93 mm x 125 mm

Folding lorgnette. Light and dark olive green/brown mottled plastic frame. Hinged at both ends of keyhole bridge, with metal reinforcement. Pinned at handle. Tapering handle with small suspension ring at end. Flattened oval eye rims, unglazed. Together with an original stitched brown leather case with embossed bird symbol and press stud fastener.


2016.1032

Gift of Mr Rian Love/OATS/City University, 2015



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