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Mon, Jun 5, 2023 02:00AM EDT - Fri, Jun 9, 2023 03:00PM EDT
Lot 425

Lemaire Fi Mother Of Pearl Opera Glasses Paris

Estimate: $300 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$25 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
Featured in this lot is this late 1800s to early 1900s Lemaire Fi mother of pearl opera glasses. The glasses display a brass frame with beautiful mother of pear siding and eye pieces. The eye pieces are marked in black lettering, "Lemaire Fi Paris" showing that it was made by Lemaire Fi in Paris, France. On the middle brass support it reads, "63" and shows a stamped bee image. The front of the opera glasses show engraved lettering in French, with the bottom word translating to "Daughter". The rest of the lettering is illegible. The opera glasses show good condition with slight wear from their vintage age but no signs of obvious damage present. The opera glasses measure 2 7/16" L x 3 3/4" W x 1 5/16" H.