Victorian Tortoiseshell Lorgnettes with Spring Mechanism & Hanging Loop (1 of 3)
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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 - 5.51 in

Width : 2.5 cm - 0.98 in

Declaration

Art & Stuff has clarified that the Victorian Tortoiseshell Lorgnettes with Spring Mechanism & Hanging Loop (M1039 / 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.

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Delivery

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

Location

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