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Reversible spectacles
reversible spectacles
Wheway Optical Co Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Birmingham
Early-Mid 20th c.
rolled gold; glass; string
eye width: 37 mm

Fully-reversible spectacles. Gold-filled frame. Horizontal bowed nose bar and swivelling arch bridge. Centre joints, held together with thread. Cable curl sides which swivel from midpoint, with string padding wrapped round the ends. Round eye rims, glazed with glass lenticular lenses.


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