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Auction: Auction 29.06.2005
was auctioned on: 29 June 2005
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A quantity of late 19th/early 20th-Century pince-nez

Estimate: £200 - £400
ca. US$363 - US$727
Price realised:  £1,020
ca. US$1,854
Lot number 96, Views: 86

A quantity of late 19th/early 20th-Century pince-nez, including: eight tortoiseshell and faux tortoiseshell C-spring non-rigid folding pince-nez with oval, round, oblong and hexagonal lenses; seven with C-spring non-rigid folding pince-nez with steel framed(5) and rimless(2) oval lenses; three C-spring non-rigid folding pince-nez two with hard rubber frames and one with blued-steel frames with shaded lenses; one pair of shooting C-spring rigid pince-nez with amber lenses; seven rimless(5) and steel-framed(2) bar-spring rigid pince-nez; four with snap-on nose pads rimless, gold mounted and plated( no lenses ); a pair of snap-on nose pad rimless green lensed pince-nez contained in aluminium clam-shell cases; and 'The HANDY Shur-On Eye-glass' case with twelve examples of pince-nez ( one pair missing bridge ); a case of five large round synthetic pince-nez in plush-lined leatherette cased with gilt label for CHADCO ; and a large quantity of pince-nez frames without lenses (A lot)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 29.06.2005
Date of the auction: 29 Jun 2005
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington