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Pince Nez with Eyeglass Case and Lens Cloth
mid 20th century
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
10 karat gold, glass
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 2 x 4 5/16in. (5.1 x 11cm) of case (.b)
Credit Line: Gift of the children of Richard and Georgette Koopman
Description: A pair of pince nez with glass lenses and gold nosepiece housed in a silver metal hinged glasses case lined with a blue velvet fabric. The lining of the case has printing in gold, "G. FOX & CO. INC. / HARTFORD, CONN." A lens cloth of pink fabric, probably cotton, has printing in black that reads, "Where Accuracy , Qulity and Fine Workmanship Prevail / [image of a pair of glasses] / OPTICAL REPAIRS WHILE YOU WIAT / OPTICAL DEPARTMENT / G. FOX & CO. / HARTFORD, CONN."
Inscription: Printed in black on the lens cloth (.c), "Where Accuracy, Quality and Fine Workmanship Prevail / [image of eyeglasses] / OPTICAL REPAIRS WHILE YOU WIAT / OPTICAL DEPARTMENT / G. FOX & CO. / HARTFORD, CONN."
Object Number: 2007.24.8a-c
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