Brass strap hinged leather covered case for pair of 'Martins Margins' spectacles

Made:
1800-1825 in United Kingdom

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Leather-covered wooden case with brass strap hinged lid for pair of 'Martins Margins' spectacles with round convex lenses in a blued steel wire frame and turnpin sides, unsigned, United Kingdom, 1800-1825

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1996-292/2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), felt, leather and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
spectacles frame (closed): 15 mm x 115 mm x 30 mm,
case (closed): 30 mm x 130 mm x 42 mm,
eyepiece: 30 mm
lens: 15 mm
type:
spectacle case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optometry equipment
  • optometry instrument
  • trial lens frame