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Eyeglasses62 of 91ww2 hms aurora love letter to mr E.singleton from miss I.riding. 1830's H. Adams Eyeglasses
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    Posted 7 years ago

    gvgordon
    (147 items)

    Well I stepped up on these because I had never seen any quite like them Guessing they are a sample case with reading glasses.
    Very unique.
    Can see S.O. Stevens on one of the pair.
    Can anyone date these for me. The second and third pics are extra items in the same purchase.

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    1. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 7 years ago
      Pinz-nez. I can't date them closely, but here are some links to get you started. miKKo : )

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pince-nez

      http://vintageopticalshop.com/vintage-eyeglasses/pince-nez-1.html
    2. gvgordon gvgordon, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the links, shed a lot of light on the questions I had.
    3. LeDandy, 4 years ago
      Nice set of pince-nez! You have the hoop spring variety which is my favorite. The other type has springs holding the nose guards.

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