Bifocal spectacles frames

Made:
1840-1860 in Europe

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Pair of bifocal spectacles (lenses missing), with a pair of extra pivoting lenses frames, blue steel frames, unsigned, European, 1840-1860.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-808/1
Materials:
blued steel and brass (copper, zinc alloy)
Measurements:
closed: 115 mm x 17 mm x 27 mm, .01kg
type:
spectacle frames
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • component - object
  • spectacles component