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Antique Opera Glasses
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This absolutely wonderful pair of Victorian opera glasses are marked Lemaire Fabt, Paris. They were made in Paris, and date back to about
I didn’t see any marks on the brass but then, I didn’t know to look for any. Le Maire of Paris theater glasses. But binoculars are always handy! Style and color are very much a personal preference but in today’s market there is a color and style for nearly every taste. I also have the leather case and original box.
You are very lucky to have found them with the case in tact! The French term for binoculars is ‘jumelles’ or twin girls. I thought they might be from the s or so. Opera glasses like the ones at the top of the page include an elegant lanyard to help keep them ready to use. The condition of this pair of glasses is quite good. This piece is sturdy with no loose or missing parts.
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French Opera Glasses Marked Lemaire Fabt, Paris, 19th C
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Pair of Antique Lemaire Paris French Opera Glasses Binoculars in Case. This item WAS NOT SOLD Auction date: Oct 29 @ UTC+ View Auction.
Blue in color with silver tone accent. You will simply be amazed by seeing this opera binoculars is now being ready for sale. You must not miss this opportunity. The initial bidd Skygenius 8×21 small binoculars compact. Photos show the items current. Vintage antique french opera glasses. This is for the vintage opera glass shown. We’ll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error in case you received an incorrect or defective item. Vintage Astron 2.
Neat old pair of binoculars in original case. Antique Lemaire Paris Bee Opera Glasses with easy and convenient binoculars that you can slip in your pocket or purse.
French Leather/Brass Opera Glasses by Le Maire Fabt. Paris c.1880
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Share best practices, tips, and insights. Meet other eBay community members who share your passions. When i bought these glasses, thought they were a bit more rare then they actually are No brands or marks present. Looks to be made of mother of pearl and brass, can some confirm it?
The first are a pair of mother-of-pearl women’s opera glasses. and his son-in-law took over the running of the company and renamed it Baille Lemaire Group. And so these glasses must date somewhere before
By Paulboll, 20 September , in Other Equipment. Lemaire are well known French binocular makers, they also made other optical products including Opera Glasses. No doubt, Lemaire provided leather cases for their optical products, however, for their military binoculars provided to the British, they probably did not provide matching leather cases, as these were probably provided by British leather product suppliers.
Not mine personally, but I agree, it does illustrate the French binoculars in the British case well. I do have a Binoculars case stamped H. On WW1 Military use leather items, the Maker’s Mark is usually embossed into the leather and is often also dated. The Lemaire is a Galilean glass of a design dating back to the ss. They didn’t exceed 5x magnification and were usually 3 – 4x. This one was adopted into military service as an ‘S3’, which denoted ‘High-grade Galileans’.
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May 2, – Antique LeMaire Fi Paris Opera Glasses s Mother Of Pearl Binoculars Theater Glasses In Date of Manufacture declared on all antiques.
Opera glasses, also known as theater binoculars or Galilean binoculars, are compact, low-power optical magnification devices, usually used at performance.
They were made by Le Maire in Paris, one of the largest manufacturers of these type of glasses. Le Maire was started in , and produced a variety of optical equipment. Armand Le Maire died in and his son-in-law took over the running of the company and renamed it Baille Lemaire Group. And so these glasses must date somewhere before Details of a silk dress, c. The silk is still sturdy, but this gown has suffered a great deal of sunlight damage at some point in its history.
But the construction details are still interesting. The hem has been lined with coated cotton. At the neckline is ruffle of fine lace, and matching ruffles once adorned the cuffs only interior traces remain. The interior of the bodice is lined with a buff cotton.