Nuremberg Quizzing Glass

Nuremburg Quizzing Glass

Stock Number: 1101-19

Nuremberg Quizzing glass
This reading aid was used before the invention of eyeglasses in 1727
Nuremburg, Germany was the center of production for inexpensive quizzing glasses made between 1600 and 1725
Many such quizzers were sent to the 13 Colonies to be used as fire starting glasses in the late 1700s
They work well for this purpose
Because they were carried in a sack or pocket, most show signs of much use
In great overall condition, considering age
43mm lens diameter
Overall length is 3 5/8 inches

 

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