They were invented by Englishman George Adams. The lorgnette was usually used as a piece of jewelry. Rather than to enhance vision. Fashionable ladies usually preferred them to spectacles.These were very popular at masquerade parties. And used often at the opera. They were worn popularly in the 19th century. Condition Description : At PPMAA, we always do our best to describe every item accurately and to the best of our ability. Feedback : Once you have received your item and have left feedback, we will happily provide feedback for you as well. About Pearlman's Jewelers and PPMAA. Thank you for looking at PPMAA and we hope you enjoy what you will find to be a ever growing selection of interesting items. You may know us at Pearlman's Jewelers. Which concentrates solely on fine estate jewelry.
We carry from the common to very rare and the inventory changes daily. We invite you to ask questions on anything you see or don't. We are also buyers so if you have something interesting let us know and we would be happy to discuss.
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The item "EDWARDIAN STERLING SILVER. 925 LORGNETTE WITH 32 INCH Y CHAIN VERY NICE" is in sale since Sunday, April 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "ppmaa-com" and is located in Battle Creek, Michigan.
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