These expand to 2.5 and are exquisite. They are inlaid with some type of shell or mother of pearl. There is a slight defect on the end round tab on the handle, as pictured. This is a rare early Houston antique and a very nice pair of optical glasses. I love what I do and feel that we that can deal in antiques and preserve history are the luckiest of all. I focus on happy repeat customers and love what I do and try to ensure all customers are happy. I do not stay glued to my computer and have a real job so please do not expect instantaneous answers. I specialize in paper, photos , coins and militaria. I sell about anything except reproductions. If it is not old, I say so. If there is a defect, I also say so. You can always learn more in this business. If I make a mistake, and we all do, I will take responsibility for it and you can return the item. Also I make a full deceleration of sales value, thus please do not ask or expect otherwise. The item “Antique Houston Optical Colmont opera glasses with handle brass & mother pearl” is in sale since Sunday, April 26, 2015. This item is in the category “Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Eyeglasses”. The seller is “wills1n4″ and is located in Roswell, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Era: Pre-1901 (Victorian & Older)
- Vintage Type: True Vintage
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France
- Frame Color: Brass
- Gender: Women
- Material: Mother of pearl