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Tortoise And Gold Lorgnette

Tortoise And Gold Lorgnette

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Cufflinks and Accessories: Pre 1900: Item # 315785

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14380 Shoreline Highway
Valley Ford, CA 94972-0419

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This beautifully crafted lorgnette folds into a gold-mounted tortoise-shell case. The silver-gilt frames have French hallmarks that date the piece to the Nineteenth Century probably about 1880. Closed, it is approximately 3-5/8 inches long and 1-1/8 inches wide. The lenses are ground for reading.