The Domed Sapphire Lens Magnifier + Poly Shield Case is the perfect pocket companion for when you want to read a map / menu or even start a fire in the wilderness. The magnifier even fits easily in your wallet or edc kit. The possibilities are endless.
34.0 mm x 3.5mm ( This Is Very Thick ) Gen 2
Hard Sapphire - ( 9 on the Mohs Scale)
Great fun to have in my pocket. My kids really enjoyed it while out hiking the other day.
This is one of those those things that some people might dismiss. Maybe eclectic, but I find useful. For years, I carried a much larger and bulkier magnifier in my jacket, with a glass lens and a plastic cover. No need for the cover with the sapphire, and its smaller size lets it live in a pants pocket or wallet.
Sapphire is almost invincibly scratch proof -- I know from years of wearing a sapphire crystal watch and being a climber. Clean fingerprints off with your shirt, don't worry about grit (unless it's diamond or carbide!). Though you should still be careful about hard impacts.
The diameter is sufficient to gather enough sun on a clear day to start a fire. And the magnification (maybe 2x?) is useful for reading small print, finding splinters, etc.
The price is reasonable. I searched various optics sites and watch crystal sites before purchasing from CountyComm, and this is decent for the diameter and thickness. Plus with shipping combined with some other items, excellent service, etc..
Thanks for another cool item.