Civil War Era Sharpshooter Glasses in Case
- Source: eBay
of the glass lens. The temple pieces that go over the ears have the ring in the end w the user can tie a string to keep the glasses from being lost. I have no way
of knowing if the case originally came with the glasses but the glasses appear to be a perfect fit. The case measures about 6 3/4 by 1 5/8 inch.
Authenticity is guaranteed and a return is accepted if the buyer pays the freight both ways.
I bought the glasses and case in a grab box at the WesCowan auction last fall. From the auction site "Wes Cowan is founder and owner of Cowan's Auctions, Inc. in Cincinnati , Ohio .
An internationally recognized expert in Historic Americana, Wes stars in the PBS television series History Detectives and is a featured appraiser on Antiques Roadshow" .