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Theatre binoculars / opera glasses, Deraisme Paris, 1800s


Theatre binoculars / opera glasses
Manufacturer Deraisme / Paris (Adolphe and Edouard Deraisme)
Sold by W.J. Lauwers, Gravenstraat 1, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
1800s, antique
12,0 x 6,0 cm
200 gr

About this piece of art

The lenses of these theatre binoculars are in very good condition with no scratches or cracks. The eye pieces are marked. The original leather case is very soft. There are no holes or cracks. There is a brass latch that opens by pressing the button. It works perfectly.
This item was sold by W.J. Lauwers in Amsterdam from the warehouse "De Blauwe Bril" (The Blue Glasses), where they mainly sold glasses, pince-nez, stage and travel binoculars, barometers and thermometers. W.J. Lauwers moved from Hoorn to Amsterdam in 1890. He then lived and worked on the corner of Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal and Gravenstraat. 

Condition: B • Near Mint condition.

Regular price €165.00 EUR
Regular price Sale price €165.00 EUR
Sale Sold out
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Condition guide

Our guide for grading, unless stated otherwise in the product description, is:
A • Mint condition. This items has almost no sign of use or handling.
B • Near Mint condition. Some signs of use.
C • Fine condition.
D • Fair condition. This item displays noticeable wear but is still presentable.
E • Poor condition. The item shows noticeable wear which is distracting; but this item is unique in some way.

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