Steel folding sunglass pince-nez with mid-green lenses

Catalogue Number: 1925
Steel folding sunglass pince-nez with mid-green lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Pince-nez
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1900
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Steel frame oval eye pince-nez with tempered flexible bridge fixed with screws to top of eye rim, bridge guards fixed with screw and clip to rim and covered with ridged synthetic pad cushions. Outer rim of right lens has an ornate metal attachment for a cord or chain. Post on left lens to provide a clip when that lens is folded behind the other lens. Glazed with meniscus plano mid-green tinted lenses held by rim screws. 68 x 48 mm
Condition: Fair. Moderate corrosion of metal
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 9

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