Artifact Details


Magnifying glass

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Microsoft Corp.

Place Manufactured

Made in Korea


overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 in x 1/2 in


The object is a small promotional magnifying glass for Microsoft. The glass is sent in a silver metal frame, which extending into the handle. The handle is black plastic with "MICROSOFT" printed on it in white. The magnifying glass is attached, with a wire, to a piece of black card stock. There is a circle of white print on the card stock over which the glass is placed. It begins, "Microsoft invites you to come cocus on our newest dibisition - microsoft press. You'll enjoy an evening with us at the James L. flood mansion at ....". Below the glass, the follwing is printed, "This invitation card admits you and one guest to the reception. Please show it at the front entrance to the flood mansion. Valet parking will be provided." The mangifying glass is in a black box with "COME TAKE A CLOSER LOOK" printed on the front in white.


Gift of Bernard Peuto

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