A fine, gilt brass monocle in lined, card case with both hooks intact. Rarely used, 2X magnification. Hand held loop or for a chatelaine/chain. 1 3/8 inch (30 mm.) diameter lens (perfect). Three inch (75 mm.) overall length. c.1860.
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Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).
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