Magnifier with handle, 1.5X magnification, 50mm diameter.
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Magnification / lens size in mm: 1.5X50
Field of view: Vertically, about 10 lines; horizontally 5 or 6 words (nearly a column in a newspaper).
Lens material: plastic
Origin / brand: I bought these as a 'job lot' from an importer, origin is China.
Generally, readers are for reading text. That includes books, magazines and newspapers; maps and plans. Also good for the 'small print' on forms or the ingredients on food packets - providing it's not TOO small (or your close sight isn't VERY bad).
Specifically, not the most powerful, not the largest, not the crispest image - but it's a magnifier, it works! And it's only £2.00.
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