Short-handled lorgnette

Catalogue Number: 1827
Short-handled lorgnette
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Lorgnette
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1970
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: France
Description Of Item: Small folding lorgnette. Dark plastic frame decorated with gold stars and lines. Hinged at bridge and handle. Lens prescription: RE: +3.00/-0.50x32 LE: +2.25/-0.50x28. Frame stamped 'MADE IN FRANCE'. Held in non-original small silk purse. Size folded: 5.8cm x 3.5cm. Supplied c1970 to Jean Colledge by David Cockburn as menu readers.
How Acquired: Donated by Jean Colledge, Life Member of ACO
Date Acquired: 18 April 2011
Condition: Very good, Left lens scratched by handle
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 4

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