Model by Robert Pecquet, dated from the early 20th century.
We can note that it is foldable.
Today the same model is kept at the Musée de la Nacre et de la Tabletterie in Méru.
(Source: Ministry of Culture, Mona Lisa, portal of the collections of the museums of France)
Hand to hand contact has now almost disappeared from the opticians' shelves.
It still exists in more modern forms, and is usually the equivalent of a magnifying glass.
- Rare and old face double hand Robert Pecquet
- Gold plated, Bakelite color Amber
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Robert Pecquet
- Model/ Name
- Le même modèle est conservé au musée de la Nacre et de la Tabletterie à Méru
- Estimated Period
- Early 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear