Can anyone recommend a good pocket magnifier?

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Can anyone recommend a good pocket magnifier?

Post by Canadian Banknotes » Mon May 18, 2020 12:54 pm

Ive owned a great loupe for years. Its fantastic for details, but I'm looking for a bigger field of view. I dont have trouble seeing but I would like to enjoy the fine details of the artwork on some of my banknotes. Can anyone recommend a good magnifier?
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Re: Can anyone recommend a good pocket magnifier?

Post by momomomo » Tue May 19, 2020 8:22 am

Hello!

I use this

And it's perfect for coins :Lecture:

I don't use any magnifier for banknotes. Maybe a bigger one could be better than this.

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Re: Can anyone recommend a good pocket magnifier?

Post by Canadian Banknotes » Tue May 19, 2020 10:05 am

Hi,

Thanks for the response. Im currently using a Bausch and Lomb 7x triplet and I love it! Im looking for a pocket magnifier not loupe that can give me a bigger field of view when looking at my banknotes so I can enjoy the back panel art work. I do scans of all my bills and can magnify on the computer but I find having the bill in hand is a much greater experience. Im wondering if anybody has had luck with the Leuchtturm 5x pocket magnifier. If im not mistaken they are made in Germany.
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