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Reversible spectacles
SPECTACLES
reversible spectacles
Wheway Optical Co Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Birmingham
Early-Mid 20th c.
rolled gold; glass
eye width: 36 mm

Fully-reversible spectacles. Gold-filled frame. Horizontal bowed nose bar and swivelling arch bridge. Centre joints. Cable curl sides which swivel from midpoint, with end stumps. Round eye rims, glazed with thick glass prescription lenses.


2012.79

Gift of Dixeys of Horley, via Mrs Rosemary Hooker, 2012



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