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We Love Collecting: Vintage Magnifying Glasses

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Photography by: Mike Krautter

The lens that helped Sherlock Holmes solve crimes has stayed true to its form over the centuries. The same can’t be said of magnifying-glass handles, which have ranged from deeply carved wood, second from right, to beautiful Bakelite, second from left. We think they make great modern-day desk accessories. It’s elementary!

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