Unusual gold-plated collapsing lorgnettes.

Unusual gold-plated collapsing lorgnettes.

Stock Number: 1015


1920's fold away lorgnettes.


6cms x 3cms when closed. 15cms long when open.





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Category: Spectacles


These fold away lorgnettes can be hung from a chain to look like a large locket. They are probably French with the original mechanism of a sliding button to open the glasses – as shown in the photo. They measure 6cms x 3cms, and the spring works well.

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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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