This is the type of magnifying glass that dealers take with them when they go out to look at coins. It is a 16 x Wide Field folding magnifying glass. The way to use it is to put the glass near your eye and then bring the thing you want to see into the glass until it is focused. These come to us from the United States. The quality is very good and it folds into itself to protect the lens.
We offer individual coin envelopes measuring 2” x 2” either in plastic or paper. Paper envelopes are recommended for long term storage. They are also useful for making any notes. This product is for 50 of the paper 2x2 envelopes.
Our friends at Lighthouse have designed a glove especially for handling coins. In between the ridges and valleys of your fingerprints there are acids. If these come into contact with the surface of the coins, this can leave your fingerprint indelibly etched into the surface of the coin. The real problem is that it can take years for this ‘fingerprint’ to appear. They have designed lightweight cotton gloves that are easy to wear and still protect your coins from damage due to handling.
Precision Illuminated Magnifier: this is a folding loupe that has a built-in light. We find that if you put the coin or banknote between the loupe and the lamp, the light is often cut out. This magnifying glass has a built-in light source so you don’t get any black spaces. It is 10 Power.