Circa 1890s Opera Glasses in Mother of Pearl with Lemaire of Paris "Bee" Maker Mark
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Circa 1890s Opera Glasses in Mother of Pearl with Lemaire of Paris "Bee" Maker Mark

Code: mtvmu00001og

$105.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a set of circa 1890s opera glasses in gilt brass and mother of pearl made by Lemaire of Paris. These glasses do telescope and have great optics! The bee-shaped maker mark of Lemaire is found on these.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890s.

SIZE: Approximately 3-7/8" across lenses, 1-17/16" lens height, 2-1/8" total depth (when retracted).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass, mother-of-pearl, glass.

ATTACHMENT: Rotating dial to telescope.

MARKINGS: Bee shaped Lemaire maker mark 20 89; Lemaire Ft Paris on rims of eyepieces.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a 19th century opera glasses collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAEX14 LABEX6/14 SLAJJX4/16

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The glasses have some abrasions to the brass and light wear to the mother of pearl; some small imperfections inside but not to the lenses - the optics are not impaired.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.