Nickel silver 'astigmatic' pince-nez frame

Catalogue Number: 711
Nickel silver 'astigmatic' pince-nez frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Nickel silver oval eye 'astigmatic' pince-nez frame, unglazed. Straight spring loaded bridge allows astigmatic corrections to remain on axis when nose fit is adjusted. Cork coated nose pads. W: 10.3 cm x D: 3.3 cm. Snap case labelled: 'John Jennings Melbourne'.
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 9

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