(10X magnification, 12mm diameter lens)
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Good quality lens, better than the standard 10X12, if you want a better-than average lens at a good price, this is a good choice.
What you can't see from the photo is that due to clever design, the overall size (casing) is very small which makes it a nice size to keep in your pocket.
Magnification / lens size in mm: 10X12
Lens material: glass
Lens type: Doublet (one magnifier made of two lenses on top of each other)
Type: jewellers' loupe (small, pocket-size, folds into its metal casing)
Origin / brand: we import these from China
Presentation / extras: Plain cardboard box
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