Create Account

Enlarge Text
A A A

Glasses

Glasses for the eyes, or spectacles, were mentioned in a manuscript in 1289 and have been used ever since. Sometime before 1727, the modern style of glasses, held in place by the temples, the pieces that extend behind the ears, was developed. Bifocals were invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1785. Lorgnettes were popular in late Victorian times. Opera Glasses are listed in their own category.

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2017-11-24T22:49:18.986Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 302533116958
                            [title] => French Art Glass Flute Glasses Cristal D'Arques J.G. Durand Paris 2 Millennium 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 29571
                                    [categoryName] => J.G. Durand, Cristal d'Arques
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mobCB9vDcwsZ-2JyNFsakbw/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=glasses&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=302533116958
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => true
                            [postalCode] => 63966
                            [location] => Wappapello,MO,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingType] => Calculated
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 1
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 6.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 6.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H0M38S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 9.99
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 9.99
                                    [startTime] => 2017-11-17T22:49:56.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-11-24T22:49:56.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/302533116958_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 382289027939
                            [title] => 4 William Yeoward Whiskey Tumblers Old Fashion Signed Clear Glasses Bar Ware 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 997
                                    [categoryName] => Other Contemporary Glass
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/mcFcLFKLXfVmJSDwG-WQK7A/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=glasses&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=382289027939
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 20854
                            [location] => Potomac,MD,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 12.88
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 1
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 29.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 29.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H3M1S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-11-19T22:52:19.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-11-24T22:52:19.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                    [watchCount] => 1
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 232565862242
                            [title] => MARQUIS by WATERFORD VINTAGE Tasting Set of 2 Hock RED WINE GLASSES Tags
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 7291
                                    [categoryName] => Waterford
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/msuB42e_Thky05BfDn9GcgA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=glasses&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=232565862242
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 35046
                            [location] => Clanton,AL,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingType] => Calculated
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 1
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 30.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 30.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H4M28S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-11-17T22:53:46.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-11-24T22:53:46.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 302533120359
                            [title] => Waterford crystal brandy decanter and 4 cordial glasses in Lismore pattern
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 7291
                                    [categoryName] => Waterford
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/milH5TfJJOj4p4nd71i1WQA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=glasses&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=302533120359
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 97707
                            [location] => Bend,OR,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingType] => Calculated
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 95.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 95.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H6M32S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-11-17T22:55:50.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-11-24T22:55:50.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                    [watchCount] => 10
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 1250
            [totalEntries] => 4998
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=glasses&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DGlasses%2BSpectacles%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:glasses
metakey:Glasses Spectacles
870,20081
Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
Spectacles
Category
Description
Brass Frames, Telescoping Ear Pieces, 4 1/4 In.
Year Priced
2001

Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium