GREGORY PATENT LATE VICTORIAN PERIOD TINTED SHOOTING GLASSES
Gregory Patent Late Victorian Period Tinted Shooting Glasses. Steel framed, one lens is tinted black and the other has an inset aperture lens this has a small hole the size of which can be adjusted admitting more or less light. The glasses have an ‘x’ shaped bridge nose bar so that they can be reversed and worn either way with the sight to the left or right. For use by a marksman allowing him to focus on a target with his dominant eye. They are marked ‘W. Gregory & Co. Ltd, 51 Strand WC, London. Patent 11079-1896, A 2449’, one ear securing section part missing. Never before seen pair & one for the discerning firearms collector.
||20 x 10 x 5 cm