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folding spring lorgnette
LORGNETTES
folding lorgnette
Europe: United Kingdom
Early-mid 20th c.
metal
eye: 39 mm; handle: 72 mm

Spring lorgnette. Shiny white metal, chrome-plated. Solid bridge hinged at both ends. Short, tapering Art-Deco handle with spring release catch and flange to hold in folded position. Suspension ring to which are attached with string two historic paper tags, bearing description and retail price. Round eye rims, unglazed.


2021.586

Gift of Miss Laura Devine in memory of her brother Henry Devine, 2021



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