Tortoise-shell round eye pince-nez 'Oxfords'

Catalogue Number: 660
Tortoise-shell round eye pince-nez 'Oxfords'
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Large round eye pince-nez. Fine tortoise-shell rims, gold coloured bridge and fingerpiece. Bridge stamped 'TORSHELL'. Nosepads built into rims. W 9.5 cm x D 4.7 cm
How Acquired: Donated by J Bissell
Condition: Fair; rim cracked, lenses lost
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 8

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