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ANTIQUE ENGLISH GOLD SNAKE HANDLE QUIZZER GLASS / LORGNETTE c1840

175.00

An antique English heavily gold cased / filled folding quizzing glass or lorgnette, the handle modelled as a snake.

A lovely example...so collectible & perfect for wear on a chain!

CONDITION: All original and very good. Some gilding wear commensurate with age and use.

DEFECTS: None.

DATE/MARKS: Mid 19th Century. Not marked.

DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long overall (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.

WEIGHT: Approx. 15.2 grams.

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