Rare 18th Century Chinese Silver Nose Spectacles Reading Glasses & Wooden Box
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Rare 18th Century Chinese Silver Nose Spectacles Reading Glasses & Wooden Box:
This is for a beautiful original pair of silver nose spectacles that date back to the mid 1700s. They are Chinese and thelenses are hinged in the centre and fixed open with a small decorative catch. The nose bar flower mounts are on both sides and they have their original rigid bar that is fixed to the hinge and itself is hinged at the tip to rest against your brow. The lenses have four integral links to fix lanyard or cord and there is string attached.The glasses come in their original wooden box which is hollowed out to fit them when folded up. The box has a hole through the lid and through the front for cord which would then keep it shut. The lenses of the glasses are magnified and the glasses arein absolute excellent condition with no damage to them at all and the lenses are 38mm (1.5") in diameter and the box is90mm (3.5") by 65mm (2.5"). Please check out all the other scientific and optical instruments, antique smoking and writing implements, art deco and art nouveau items and all the other vintage ladies and gentlemans accessories i am selling this week. I will always combine shipping to save postage costs.
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