Brevette gold coloured oval eye pince nez

Catalogue Number: 132
Brevette gold coloured oval eye pince nez
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Gold coloured metal alloy oval eye pince nez, sprung bridge, cork coated plackets, small round finger piece. Glazed +2.00 DS R and L Plano/convex lenses. W 8.5 cm D 4.7 cm Inscription 'Brevette S.C.D.G>' on back of each nose pad
Historical Significance: 3.6 Mb image in Museum iPhoto.
How Acquired: Donated by M Wagner, South Australia
Condition: Good, marked striate optical defect in left lens
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 8

Search the archive:

Author or Inventor:
Catalogue #
Name of Donor