Pince-nez with plano sunglass lenses

Catalogue Number: 2774
Pince-nez with plano sunglass lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Sunglasses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1900
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Gold-plated pince-nez, 109 x 30 mm, with C-bridge and black metal nose pads, with a hole near the temporal edge of the right lens for a chain or cord, and glazed with flat base plano Crookes B2 lenses. No markings.
How Acquired: Donated by Donated by John Boxshall, Canning St Carlton, relative of Ms H Moody & Mr J Garratt, early Victorian optometrists.
Date Acquired: Mar 2009
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 3

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