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Old opticians trial lens circa 1930s made into a beautiful and useful unisex magnifying glass necklace.

I found a small collection of antique opticians trial lenses which I've turned into necklaces. These are all high magnification and are to be used as magnifying glasses.

* These are beautiful antique pieces that make the most wonderful & useful necklaces.

These are perfect for when you need a little help reading the small print or to read pesky little engravings on your treasure hunts. Each lens has its power engraved on the top tab.

The lenses are in excellent condition. These have clearly had a lot of use as they are almost a hundred years old.

The lens measures 1.5 inches (38 mm) in diameter and hangs from a 30 inch antique brass chain. I'm happy to lengthen or shorten the chain - just leave a note on purchase with your required chain length. The lens rim is antique gold.

Comes beautifully gift boxed.

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Europe: 3 - 5 working days;

USA: 5 - 7 working days;

Worldwide (incl. Canada, Australia): 1 - 2 weeks;

Please note however that these are delivery aims from Royal Mail (& in no way guaranteed delivery times). International shipping can on occasion take up to 3 or 4 weeks.
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Do feel free to get in touch with any questions. I respond quickly.

Magnifier Necklace, Monocle Necklace, Magnifying Glass Pendant


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: c1930s lens, Brass
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
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