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8X16 by Gowlland

8X16 by Gowlland

Ref: 8X16-gowlland1067a

Price: (4 or fewer items) 7.20 Including VAT
Price: (5 to 19 items) 6.84 Including VAT
Price: (20 or more items) 6.00 Including VAT



Neckchain (optional extra) select if required

Choice of 4 lengths, from 50p


Loupe, 8X magnification, 16mm diameter lens, by Gowlland, made in England.

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This is a very low value item. We have a minimum order charge of 7.50 (6.25 + VAT). Is this the only item you require? You may wish to buy more than one, or add some other items to the order.

Magnification / lens size in mm: 8X16

Lens material: glass

Lens type: doublet

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

Origin / brand: overseas (probably Japan)

Casing: metal

Finish: polished chrome

Presentation / extras: printed 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, an OK-quality made-in-England loupe, and a well-known name (Gowlland), now out of production, we have the last of these!

Not powerful enough? We have many that are more powerful but "more powerful" does not mean "better quality" (sharpness, contrast and ease-of-focussing) - but if you want one that is more powerful, click here.

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{Also Wholesale}
Availability: these are part of a one-off "job lot", once they are sold there are no more, see above for approximate quantity in stock today.

Minimum wholesale quantity: 50

Genuine wholesale enquiries only, please email your details including the URL of your website.
No returns accepted so if you're not sure, buy just one item at the retail price.
No free samples.
Orders must be prepaid (we will email a proforma invoice for your accounts department).
Payment by cheque or bank transfer.
There is a flat-rate postage charge (on UK wholesale orders) of £10.00 + VAT