Rimless pince-nez with chain

Catalogue Number: 2793
Rimless pince-nez with chain
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1900
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Oval lens rimless pince-nez, 190 x 30 mm, glazed with +3.00 D glass lenses. Left lens has a hole on the outer margin taking a gold chain with ear hook. Gold bridge with adjustable pads and finger grips. Engraved with 1/10 126 on the back of the bridge. No frame size markings but measures 40/22.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: Nov 2015
Condition: Very good except small chip on outer edge of left lens
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 9

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