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Black4 of 16Australian Prouds Arts and Crafts granite and silver ring.Antique gunmetal, 14k gold and pearls lorgnette and long chain, Carter Howe & Co mark.
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Posted 3 years ago

kyratango
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These were not intended to be worn permanently!

No way to maintain them on the nose without holding them...

So, would be rather called lorgnette!

I situe them around 1850.

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  1. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thank you Don, Kevin and Manikin :-))
  2. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Trey, Mikelv, Sklo, LeDandy, Bb2 and Fortapache, thank you for loving my goggles ;-)
  3. kyratango kyratango, 11 months ago
    Little interesting link about optical antique/vintage as steampunk attire:

    https://cogpunksteamscribe.wordpress.com/2015/04/25/making-a-spectacle-of-yourself-a-steampunk-perspective-of-victorian-eye-wear/

    Lot of thanks to all 14 lovers :-)

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