Victorian Tortoiseshell Lorgnettes with Spring Mechanism & Hanging Loop (1 of 1)
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Victorian Tortoiseshell Lorgnettes with Spring Mechanism & Hanging Loop

REF: M1039 / LA47935
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Description
A fine pair of 19th century lorgnettes, with hanging loop so you can hang them round your neck or from your chatelaine! A small lever to the side slides down to release the spring mechanism which releases a folded pair of lorgnettes which fold out for use. Still with lenses inset. Tortoiseshell exterior inset with an attractive engraved oval gilt decoration.

measurements

Height:
14 CM
Width:
2.5 CM

declaration

Art & Stuff has clarified that the Victorian Tortoiseshell Lorgnettes with Spring Mechanism & Hanging Loop (LA47935) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being mid 19th century

condition

Excellent. No chips or cracks to tortoiseshell and spring mechanism in working order.

additional info

Material:
Tortoiseshell
Origin:
British
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
mid 19th century

delivery

Delivery to UK mainland £5. other locations, please enquire

location

This Victorian Tortoiseshell Lorgnettes with Spring Mechanism & Hanging Loop is located in ABINGDON, United Kingdom

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