Gold lorgnette

Catalogue Number: 3169
Gold lorgnette
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Lorgnette
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1880
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Folding lorgnette with yellow metal frame and tapered straight handle with ring terminal. Round eyes each glazed with +2.00DS lenses. Rigid arched bridge hinged at both ends. Foliate engraving to bridge and terminal ring. Spring release catch from button on handle. Green handle set with gold pique stars. Rectangular mark stamped under bridge unclear, perhaps 'TS'. Dimensions closed 47mm x 128mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Dr Ian Robertson
Date Acquired: Sep 2013
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 4

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