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Victorian Tortoise Shell Lorgnette

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Directory: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Pre 1900: Item # 972693

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Gideon Antiques
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Add your prescription and monogram to this elegant antique Victorian Period tortoise shell lorgnette, comprising nicely grained and richly colored back and front tortoise panels, each side with a center silver oval design, no monogram, holding silver-tone metal framed, prescription glass spectacles, suspended on a hard-to-lose silver chain. Circa 1880. Measurements: 4 1/2" L x 1 1/8" W; Very good condition with minor surface scratches, chip on edge of one glass lens, easily replaced. An unusual period piece!