Light French spectacles with wire frame

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Very light French spectacles with a steel wire frame, smoke tinted oval lenses, cross-shaped bridge and two-piece turnpin side-arms. Left hand arm broken and soldered back togther.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/216
Materials:
complete and steel
Measurements:
lenses: 34 mm x 21 mm
overall (folded): 110 mm
type:
sun-glasses
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • protective spectacles
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles