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    brass desk top cylindrical magnifier / paperweight c1900

    Antique Brass Desk Top Cylindrical Magnifier / Paperweight c1900
    • Antique Brass Desk Top Cylindrical Magnifier / Paperweight c1900
    • Antique Brass Desk Top Cylindrical Magnifier / Paperweight c1900
    • Antique Brass Desk Top Cylindrical Magnifier / Paperweight c1900
    • Antique Brass Desk Top Cylindrical Magnifier / Paperweight c1900
    • Antique Brass Desk Top Cylindrical Magnifier / Paperweight c1900

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    Decorative and useful antique brass desk top magnifier and paperweight c1900. Cylindrical brass housing containing two large convex lenses with convex faces to inside. Originally would have been part of the sight magnification for an instrument such as a marine compass or similar. Lenses from these often re-purposed. This magnifier now making an unusual but useful desk top accessory. Brass cylinder has been cleaned but not polished - retaining its antique patina and aspect. The magnifier measures 5 cm in height. Lens diameter is 10 cm.
    This magnifier is in excellent good condition commensurate with age. Brass housing has age related wear and patina. Very minor surface scratch to each lens which is not visible when viewing through the magnifier. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.

    Materials:
    Brass Glass
    Width (cm):
    10
    Height (cm):
    5
    Price: £275.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

    Antique Ethos

    We specialise in antique furniture, clocks and decorative antiques from Georgian and Victorian through to the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. Visit us at www.antique-ethos.co.uk or www.antique-ethos.com to see our full range of stock. If you are interested in any of our pieces listed here - please contact us on Antiques@antique-ethos.co.uk or via the 'Contact Us' page on our website.

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    Antique Ethos
    Green Lane
    Burnhope
    Durham
    County Durham
    DH7 0DS
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 07841679518
    E: antiques@antique-ethos.com
    W: www.antique-ethos.co.uk

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