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Ornamental brass chatelaine spectacle case

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Catalogue Number: 3322
Ornamental brass chatelaine spectacle case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle case
Time Period: 19th C
Description Of Item: Ornamental brass chatelaine spectacle case with floral leaf design, 240 mm total length including laid out chain and clasp, 45 mm wide, lined with wine-coloured velvet. Highly ornamental belt clasp with central medallion with horse and rider, connected to the case with two fancy chains.
How Acquired: On loan from Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: May 2017
Condition: Very good, except for two tiny breaks in lower section of the the case rim

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