Originally Posted by Debra A
I think GUT is probably correct-it does look like a spectacle or monacle lanyard. I did wonder at first if it was a hearing aid. One of the early box types that hung around the neck.
The correct spelling of his name is Hebbert but the name is so often mis-spelled that one has to be creative when looking for records!
I did think of hearing aid, but would not expect it to go around his neck, it looks like it is goes right around.