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A gorgeous pair of antique 19th century mother of pearl mechanical opera glasses with extending handle. Stunning mother of pearl panels surround the handle and both binocular barrels in a slightly pinkish hue with gorgeous iridescence. The mechanism on this pair is truly a work of art, you can use the handle for focusing the binocular barrels as well as extend the handle if you wish A splendid piece and one ideal for any collection! Imagine, attending your next opera with these in tow! The eyepieces are marked , likely the name of the retailer. . In wonderful condition for its age with clear lenses and good focusing. The binoculars alone measure 3 7/8" in width from barrel to barrel, 2 1/4" in height and can extend to a height of 2 7/8". The handle measures 5 1/8" long

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  • Location: This item ships from Florida

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    Antique 19th C Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses

    Estimate $60 - $70Feb 20, 2018