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Hand Magnifiers

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These are probably what most people think of when they hear the word 'magnifier'. This is where you can find a classic Victorian-style metal magnifying glass, a 'jumbo-size' hand-held magnifier, lightweight rectangular hand magnifier and high-strength low-vision aids from renowned lens specialists like Eschenbach and COIL.
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Classic Magnifier/Round Metal

Classic Magnifier/Round Metal

There may be other 'Sherlock Holmes'-style traditional magnifying glasses but none are better than this. Our classic magnifier feels heavier than plastic imitations because it has a scratch-resistant glass lens and shiny chrome metal rim with a rim-guard to secure the lens and enhance the appearance. Its smart gloss black handle is spherical and comfortable to hold, while a choice of lenses helps ensure the perennial appeal of this lovely magnifying glass as an unusual, upmarket gift for readers, stamp collectors and nature lovers.

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Rectangular Magnifier

Rectangular magnifier with 2 x 4"/50 x 100mm wide shatterproof lens for easy reading and minimal hand movement. 2x magnification plus 6x bifocal spot lens for extra detail. Optical quality lens for edge-to-edge distortion-free viewing. Great for reading, hobbies and crafts.


OUR PRICE 15.95

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Jumbo Magnifier

Jumbo Magnifier

A really big hand-held magnifying glass with a huge 5 inch/125mm diameter plastic lens (2x magnification). Perfectly-weighted with a contoured handle for maximum user comfort, it's an ideal magnifier for viewing larger areas with minimal hand movement, thereby helping to reduce eye fatigue over longer periods. The lens also incorporates a handy little bi-focal insert, which magnifies miniature detail up to 6x original size. Stylish black/grey two-tone finish exudes style and quality - indeed this magnifier is often used by museums or galleries looking for a dependable magnifier with versatile magnification to help visitors view exhibits and displays.

OUR PRICE 19.95

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COIL 'Hi Power' Hand Magnifiers

COIL 'Hi Power' Hand Magnifiers

These outstanding aspheric hand magnifiers have been recommended for many years by optometrists and eyecare experts for people with low vision, poor grip or hand articulation disabilities. They feature abrasion-resistant coated lenses, with round and rectangular options in a selection of magnification strengths from 1.7x up to 6x. These lenses are made from lightweight polymethyl methacrylate acrylic to maximise light transmission and give a sharp, distortion-free image. The handles have a natural contour on either side for left or right-handed use. At the end of the handle a small recessed section enables a cord or chain (not supplied) to be threaded through if required. Supplied with pouch to protect lens when not in use.


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Pocket Magnifier

Pocket Magnifier

Pocket-sized magnifier with 2x/4x acrylic lens, which folds into protective leather-look case for easy portability and storage. Lens measures 2"/50mm at its widest point and magnifies 2x; also incorporates miniature 4x spot lens to enlarge fine detail. An ideal magnifier for checking everyday small print on food labels, lottery tickets, medicine jars, transport timetables, menus and receipts.

OUR PRICE 3.95

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NEW Round Hand-held Magnifier

Clearly the best? These no-nonsense American-made plastic magnifying glasses are truly in a class of their own. For more than 40 years they have been renowned for their outstandingly simple design and super-clear shatter-proof lenses. They are ideal for anyone who just wants a sensibly-priced hand-held magnifier with perfect clarity and distortion-free magnification. All of them have scratch-resistant lenses of 2x or 3x magnification made from water-clear optical grade acrylic. The two larger sizes each feature a built-in bi-focal spot lens going right up to 5x strength for close-up magnification of minute objects. A lightweight, moulded handle is just right for comfort and balance and there's even a hole in the handle that enables the magnifier to be worn or hung. Available in three popular sizes - small (2"/50mm), medium (3"/75mm) and large (4"/100mm) - to cover most everyday general magnifying tasks around the office, garden or home. The 3"/75mm version includes a FREE credit card magnifier, which surely makes this one of the best-value magnifiers anywhere in the UK.

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Eschenbach Aspheric Magnifiers

Eschenbach Aspheric Magnifiers

A first-class range of hand-held magnifiers from a world leader in vision technology. Magnifiers with aspheric lenses are highly-prized because they offer a wide field of view even at high magnification. These Eschenbach lenses are made from high-strength PXM material, then protected on both sides with a hard surface coating to resist common cleansing agents and everyday grime. The lens is housed in an elegant matt black body, which is light and comfortable to hold, and contains a clever pull-out lug at the end of the handle into which a neck cord (supplied) can be threaded.

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COIL Windsor Clearview Magnifier

Popular round magnifier made from shatter-resistant lightweight plastic. Ideal for education and hobbies as well as occasional use by the partially sighted. Smooth tapered handle with hole enables magnifier to be worn or hung. Choice of three good quality optical grade lenses offering 2.3x up to 4,4x magnification.

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