Giant Industrial Magnifier circa 1940

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About

This is a monumental table top magnifier in a high polished aluminum adjustable stand. This was probably used in an assembly line for up close soldering work etc. The possibilities of this as a decorative accessory are endless! The diameter of the lens is 14 inches!
Details
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1940
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Glass
Aluminum
Condition
Good. Some scratching to front surface. Does hinder magnification or overall beauty!.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
18 in. H
46 cm H
Diameter
14
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
13030778421878
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