A Cased 1800s  Tortoiseshell & Tinted Blue Glass Spectacles.

A Cased 1800s Tortoiseshell & Tinted Blue Glass Spectacles.

Stock Number: 1022


Early Tortoiseshell and blue tinted specs with original red leather case.


11.5cms x 11.5cms when open.



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Spectacles


These 1800’s spectacles are in very good condition.,  Their short tapered side arms were made to grip the temples. 2 small pin holes could have held cord to put around the head . The red leather case is original but tatty. There is no makers name.

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GB JP Antiques

I have been dealing with antiques for over 45 years. I have a special interest in medical and optical items. The earlier the better for my collection. I used to sell in Portobello Rd & Bermondsey Market, I now can be found at Newark & by appointment .

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