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French Postcard Viewer c.1890
REF: 4224 / LA322112
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Antique French postcard viewer in excellent condition. Every aspect of this item is original and complete. No chips or fractures to the magnifying lens. Ebonised wood with ornate carved lid that reads ‘Souvenir de Paris’. Lid closes perfectly square. Clasp, hinges and lid ‘stay’ in A1 condition. Hinged fold down piece that has two different slots to hold different size cards. A very fine example of a useful accessory from days gone by when the sending of postcards was done by one and all. This item could be quite an interesting ornament to display a favourite photograph or of course would be of particular use to the many collectors of postcards. Unpacked weight 0.6Kg
Antique Boxes & Collectables has clarified that the French Postcard Viewer c.1890 (LA322112) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c1890
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