A lovely pair of Victorian opera glasses in stainless steel with inlaid panels in silvery white mother of pearl.
CONDITION: There is no damage to the aluminium or mother of pearl. The metalwork is a little scuffed in places, but generally retains its original finish.
SIZE: 2¼ ins h x 4 ins w (6 x 10 cms) 3 ins (7.5 cms) with barrels extended
APPROXIMATE DATE: circa 1870-1910
A lovely pair of Victorian opera glasses. They are constructed from silver tone metal with mother of pearl panels on the outer barrels.
They have a double extension handle again with mother of pearl panels. Mother-of-pearl in iridescent white is in shaped sections around the barrels of the glasses. The focus wheel in the centre opens the glasses to full length to adjust focus.
The optics are clean and scratch free with good, smooth, sharp focussing. The optics are in good order and could be used at the opera, theatre etc.
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