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Subcategory: Desk Items

This brass Magnifying Glass with fine leather grip is of a size that makes it both useful on a desk or to carry around. It can be sat on the page of a book and moved along easily as it doesn't have a handle but equally it sits comfortably between the forefinger and thumb if held.

The case is made of green leather on card. Early to mid 19th Century.

Case Size is given.

  • Dimensions:
    H 3cm x W 6.5cm x D 6.5cm
    H 1" x W 2½" x D 2½"

  • Period: Early to mid 19th Century
  • Medium: Brass, Glass & Leather
  • Country: England
  • Exhibition: Lieutenant Wilmot's Bungalow
  • Reference Number: 80643