Vtg c1830 Mary Anne Holmes Georgian Solid Sterling Silver Spectacles Glasses
Vintage c1830 Mary Anne Holmes Georgian Solid Sterling Silver Spectacles Glasses. A stunning pair of solid silver spectacles hallmarked MH for Mary Anne Holmes, London, the date mark has rubbed but Mary Holmes was operating between 1826 and 1834, and it is very rare for a lady to be a silversmith at this time. They are in excellent condition, the silver has some minor tarnishing in places that can be carefully polished out, the folding arms work perfectly and the hinges are strong and solid, the glass lenses have low magnification but are a little hazy. The spectacles measure approx 11.7cm wide and the arms extended measure 16.3cm long and 10.5cm folded, the nose bridge measures approx 2.7cm wide and the diameter of the lens is 3.3cm, they weigh 27.30 grammes. Please view photos carefully as they form part of the description. Please view my other listings. The item "Vtg c1830 Mary Anne Holmes Georgian Solid Sterling Silver Spectacles Glasses" is in sale since Wednesday, January 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Metalware\Silver (Solid)".
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- Composition: Sterling Silver