Round-eye shell pince-nez

Catalogue Number: 2179
Round-eye shell pince-nez
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1900
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Crystal shell (now yellowed) round-eye pince-nez. Flexible straight gold-filled (?) bridge, adjustable pads and metal attachment on rim for a cord. Glazed with flat glass lenses, R&L +5.00DS. Frame measures 40/18. Overall dimensions 110 x 48 mm.
How Acquired: Donated by F Slade
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 9

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