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    Eyeglass Case (With Glasses) from W. P. Riviere Jeweler & Optician, Waco, Texas, circa 1870-1880s. The gilt lettered advertisement for the Waco jeweler, optician, and watch maker appears on the top of the black papier mache case. The case exhibits expected wear; a small piece has chipped from the end. The eyeglasses are in fine condition, but missing one extension.


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    September, 2013
    21st Saturday
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