Vintage opera glasses

This came into our shop today:

 

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It’s designer, the Chevalier company from Paris closed it’s doors to manufacturing in the late 1880’s, so these glasses pre-date that.It is made with brass and abalone, which is often referred to as mother of pearl.

This beautiful piece made me want to travel…

ladybinoculars

back in time

bird watching

Bird watching in the forest.
although I’m note sure who is watching who here…

moonrise

Into Moonrise kingdom. My dream of being inside a movie may yet come true!

opera

Watch Il Divo at the opera!

safari

Go on safari to the Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania

whale watching

Go whale watching in Hermanus

 

Where do you want to travel?

And don’t forget your binoculars! Or be classy and use opera glasses….

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