Dating lemaire opera glasses
There is a beaded focus knob located between the two barrels.
These tiny telescopes, called lorgnettes (derived from the word "to leer or stare") in French, came attached...
A pair of Le Maire FI opera glasses dating to circa 1900.
Housed in original case leather case, 6 cm long by 10.5 cm wide Show 21 more like this Antique pair ivory cased opera glasses, ivory on a brass frame, with beaded turquoise decoration. Casella, Maker to the Admiralty.' Age cracks to ivory. Height 8 cm (closed) Show 3 more like this Antique yellow gold Lorgnette opera glasses, on a 18ct gold chain with original leather case (W.
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