ID: 1005

Magnifying Glass

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Description 🔉

An early 1930's magnifying glass which belonged to a Jewish lady who escaped Nazi persecution in Austria in 1937. She was a seamstress by profession and used the glass in her work. It is made from cream coloured, pressed celluloid with a grape and vine leaf pattern and an interesting pair of retractable handles. It has a strong magnification suitable for examining stitching or executing drawn thread-work.

Seller Details

  • Address:
  • Norfolk,
  • United Kingdom.
  • Note:
  • Abbott Antiques is a small business selling antique and collectable quality items at affordable prices. We specialise in Curiosities, Religious pieces, Items of Provenance, miniature, rare and interesting items, although as a general dealer we sell a variety of items. Our belief is to encourage people in their collecting. We have many years of experience, having traded from our shop, various Antique Centres in Norfolk, selling both to local and international collectors and dealers. We offer also a 'finding service' and undertake research, at no extra cost. Personally, we collect little, although we are very fond of automata, having a small collection of such items.