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Opera Glasses - Rare French Aluminum and Enamel

Item#: OIB601



An exceptional pair of French antique aluminum opera glasses from the end of the 19th century, decorated with very fine polychrome enamel on brass. Beautiful hand painted floral panels. Eyepiece guard and focusing wheel are made of Mother-of-Pearl. Magnification is X5, enough for a closer look at the performers while still allowing most of the stage to be seen. Exit eyepiece diameter: 6 mm. Objective diameter: 30 mm. Fully extended height: 8 cm.