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- In the Ranma ½ manga, Nabiki Tendō wears an eye loupe to appraise the "engagement ring" Ranma's mother tasked Ranma to give to his fiancée. Nabiki deems it of no monetary value, which doesn't change its symbolic value. Turns out, it isn't an engagement ring at all, although for once that's not because Nabiki was deceptive about it.
Films — Animation
- In a sketch from The Benny Hill Show with Benny Hill as Robin Hood, he's about to kiss the hand of a wealthy lady when he notices the many jeweled rings and bracelets she's wearing. Robin pulls a (completely anachronistic) eye loupe to better examine them, before robbing her blind.
- Doctor Who: In "Heaven Sent", the Twelfth Doctor picks up an eye loupe conveniently placed next to a painting of Clara Oswald to examine it. It allows him to find out the puzzling fact that the painting is very old, despite his instincts telling him he hadn't traveled through time. Then he drops the eye loupe to test out the gravity of the place.
- In Last Window, Kyle borrows one from Dylan, who uses it as part of his crystal collection hobby, in order to view an important detail on a ring.
- In the Looney Tunes short Goo-Goo Goliath, the drunk Delivery Stork switches off the families of a human baby and a giant baby (because the giant one was too heavy to fly to the top of the beanstalk). At the end, we see the adult giant taking care of the human baby, using an eye loupe to change his diapers.
- In some old Donald Duck cartoons, Daisy Duck would be the one to use the loupe to check jewelry (like an engagement ring from Donald), for instance Donald's Diary (at 4:38 on the video).
- Duckman: In the episode "Pig Amok" Cornfed offers Bernice a diamond ring. Bernice accepts it and immediately checks it with a loupe.
- In "Where the Buggalo Roam", when the bead the native Martians traded their land for turns out to be a giant diamond, Bender pulls out a loupe to examine it.
- One imagines he acquired it sometime after "A Flight to Remember", in which Hermes uses one to determine that a diamond bracelet Bender was left by a tragically dead Love Interest is a fake.
- DuckTales: Unsurprisingly, Scrooge McDuck owns a loupe which he uses to appraise valuables. Notably in DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, with the treasure of Collie Baba.