Binocular loupe designed by Eugene Beebe, an oculist and aurist in Milwaukee, and manufactured by the F. A. Hardy & Co. in Chicago. Advertisements boasted that the "Hardy-Beebe" binocular loupe offered “great magnifying power with a large and perfectly flat field.”
Ref: Eugene W. Beebe, “Spectacles,” U.S. Patent 945,078 (Jan. 10, 1910).
Eugene W. Beebe, “Binocular-Magnifier,” U.S. Patent 1,086,902 (Feb. 10, 1914).
F. A. Hardy & Co., Opthalmological Catalogue (Chicago, 1918), p. 56.
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