Rimless round-eye pince nez with case

Catalogue Number: 2171
Rimless round-eye pince nez with case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: American Optical Co
Description Of Item: Rimless round eye pince nez, gold bridge attached to lenses by nasal drill holes and rivets, spring loaded pads with finger piece. Back of bridge stamped FITS-U. Glazed with shallow periscopic lenses, R and L +3.00 D Sph. Contained in small black synthetic covered snap case lined with purple cloth 125 x 55 mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Donald MacRaild. Project co-ordinator Vanuatu Prevention of Blindness Project
Date Acquired: Jab 2013
Condition: Good. Small chip on lower right lens rim
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 9

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