Oval lens rimless pince-nez with chain

Catalogue Number: 2496
Oval lens rimless pince-nez with chain
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles with case
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Small oval lens rimless pince-nez, 95 x 30 mm, with gold spring bridge with finger grips; ridged nose pads, glazed with glass lenses of minimal dioptric power. The right lens has a hole near the outer edge through which is attached a short fine gold chain with ear fitting, contained in a small (115 x 45 mm) black fabric-covered metal snap case with black velvet lining. Case is unmarked
How Acquired: Donated by Veeda and David Oakley
Date Acquired: Sep 2014
Condition: Pince-nez good, case poor
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 9

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