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10X20 lightweight hexagonal triplet loupe, best large loupe (bar Zeiss)

10X20 lightweight hexagonal triplet loupe, best large loupe (bar Zeiss)

Ref: 10X20


Neckchain (optional extra),

choice of 4 lengths, from 50p

Free Double Loupe with this product

Price: 29.50 (Including VAT)



A free double Loupe, 2 lenses combined = 10X when you purchase this item. Click here to see details of free gift.


Loupe, 10X magnification, 20mm diameter lens, triplet. Best quality of all the large-lens triplet loupes (...apart from the large Zeiss loupe).
Engraved with a conversion chart for the weights of gold and diamonds. This is our own brand, we have them made for us in China, it is by far the best 10X large lens (apart from the Zeiss), despite its relatively low price.

Externally, what does this look like compared with loupes of the same lens size? Click on the picture then click on the picture of the selection of loupes - the lenses are all the same size (to within 1mm) but the casings and overall sizes are different.

Read all about magnification and how to choose a magnifier, click here.
There are also reviews of loupes, click here

We have a calculator that shows you the working distance for any magnification, or the magnification for any working distance (Excel format), click here.

Magnification / lens size in mm: 10X20

Lens material: glass

Lens type: Triplet (contains three lenses cemented together).

Type: jewellers' loupe (small, pocket-size, folds into its metal casing)

Origin / brand: manufactured for us in China

Casing: metal

Finish: brushed aluminium, lightweight

Presentation / extras: soft leather pouch and cardboard box

{Applications / Quality}
Generally, loupes are used by jewellers and antiques traders for looking at very small marks; by horologists and engineers for inspecting very small parts; by stamp and coin dealers; as a basic field instrument for biologists and geologists.

Specifically, this loupe is the best quality of all (apart from Zeiss), helped by the small size. This is my recommendation for a top quality medium-priced loupe (aside from Zeiss and Eschenbach).

This is one of our six best loupes, see detailed review.

{Further information}

Everything you need to know about magnifiers and magnification.

See information about (and reviews of) loupes (small high-power folding jewellers' magnifiers).

See information about (and reviews of) binocular (head-worn) magnifiers- especially the surgeons-type.

See a guide to magnifiers for the partially-sighted.

See loupes with UV lights.

Video (electronic) magnifiers, video magnifiers compared.

Products: see pocket microscopes and phone microscopes, click here.

With most magnifiers* magnification and working distance are related. Download our Excel sheet, enter a magnification to see the resulting working distance, enter a working distance to see the resulting magnification.
* excluding surgeons-type, digital & phone magnifiers, and microscopes.