Brass frame spectacles in brass pull-off case

Catalogue Number: 2958
Brass frame spectacles in brass pull-off case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles with case
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Plain brass pull-off spectacle case, 150 x 40 mm, with press button to release top section, containing plain unmarked brass oval-eye spectacle frame, 110 x 25 mm, with saddle bridge and straight sides with end rings to take a cord, glazed with flat lenses approx R and L +3.00 DSph
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Optometry Museum purchased Cockermouth Antiques, UK
Date Acquired: Sep 2016
Condition: Case good, spectacles fair (one hinge damaged)
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 11

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