Giant Industrial Magnifier circa 1940

Price Upon Request

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

    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
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    13030778421878
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2003

Typical response time: 9 hours

Located in New York, NY

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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