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An attractive pair of opera glasses in gilt-metal and grey Mother-o'-Pearl, with the eye-pieces also in Mother-o'-Pearl, all in perfect condition. They were probably made in France, between 1900 and 1920. They are optically excellent, with a magnification of 2 to 2 1/2 times. The gilding is a little worn in places - they have been used! They come in their orignal mauve silk lined leather case, also in excellent condition. An original gift for a theatre/ballet/opera lover.
They are 4 inches: 10 cms across the lenses, and 2 3/8 inches: 6 cms in height.