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19th c. Shagreen French Opera Glasses and Case c.1880

$55 $65

ABOUT

This is an original pair of opera glasses and case possibly French. The objective lenses are 25 mm in diameter and their optics are good. The frame is a black coated brass and the barrels are covered in green leather or shagreen. The black metal focus wheel works well.

  • CREATOR Paris, France.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1880.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES  Leather, Metal, Optical glass.
  • CONDITION Good. With appropriate patina for age. Case has a ripped seam on the bottom but intact.
  • DIMENSIONS H 2.50 in. x W 4 in.  x D 1.25 in.

HISTORY

Unknown.

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