Cabinet 14, Drawer 8
All antiques - Never sought them out but sometimes they found us anyway.
Slot 1 -
A- a small rectangle metal frame in case - Likely USA.
B - Lorgnette with folding eyes in gold pearl encrusted handle.
C - Lorgnette - ornate handle with with only one eye intact.
Slot 2 -
A. Folding front with short temples with pads that attach to the head.
B. Prinz Nez - Nice.
C. - Prinz Nez - Broken.
Slot 3 -
A. Lorgnette - Antique Chinese ornate blond tortoiseshell with silk tassels. Beautiful.
B. Lorgnette - Metal front with dark tortoise holder/case.
Slot 4 -
A - Dixey - Optician to the King - 5 New Bond Street - a very beautiful four lens frame and cable temple in original case. Sold.
B - G.C.Bateman - gold front with chain coming off attached to a cable end-piece. Sold.
C. Wagner - Cincinnati Ohio - Metal frame with folding temple in original case
Slot 5 - a mix of incredible antique eyewear innovations -
A + B - two pieces by Desire F. Pailly A La Doye - Morez Du Jura - very complited patented inventions
C. M.O.T. - Patented sun visor that must be seen - maybe for telegraph operators - Very special - in original box.
Slot 6 - a variety of prinz nez and lorgnettes - one in turtle shell.
Slot 7 - Ivory and Gold folding sunglass. SOLD
Slot 8 - Silver round optical frame.
Slot 9 - Silver round optical frame.
Slot 10 - Two beautiful octagonal optical frames in great condition.
Slot 14-8-11 - 2 gold rimless frames - very nice.
Slot 12 - Two antique optical frames - one round with cable temple and one very ornate octagonal. The Octagonal is now Sold.