1899 Ad Prof Sparks Diamond Lens Wise Smith Glasses Spectacles Gold Crystal CM1


This is a small original 1899 black and white print ad for diamond crystal lenses by Professor Sparks, eye specialist and optician, located at room 45, Sage, Allen Building, Hartford. Lenses are removed by Wise, Smith & Company.


This 112+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Moderate aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.5 x 2 inches; 6 x 5 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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