B.O.C. Rim Stretcher

Catalogue Number: 1340
B.O.C. Rim Stretcher
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Frame heater
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1935
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Sydney, Australia
Publisher/Manufacturer: British Optical Co Pty Ltd
Description Of Item: Compact, heavy metal electric device to heat & stretch spectacle frames to fit lenses. Pale green paint & chrome finish. Base plate has 4 holes to allow unit to be attached to workbench. Marked:'2+1+0-1-2/ NOMINAL SIZES/ 34 36 38 40 42 44 mm/ B.O.C./ RIM STRETCHER/ BRITISH OPTICAL Co PTY LTD/ SYDNEY/ HEAT CONTROL/ FAST/SLOW/ 200/250V DC/AC 200W'. Size: 18.3cm x 14.2cm x 9.7cm
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 2 Overhead display

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