Electric lens groove cutter

Catalogue Number: 1131
Electric lens groove cutter
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Dispensing tool
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Germany
Publisher/Manufacturer: Breitfeld & Schliekert
Description Of Item: Small electric device to edge a groove into rim of spectacle lenses for nylon rim mounting. Labelled on plaque: ORIGINAL/ BREITFELD & SCHLIEKERT. L: 17.3 cm x W: 10.7 cm
Historical Significance: Breitfeld & Schliekert, manufacturer of optical instruments and machines, was founded in 1927 in Rathenow.The company is now based in the Hessian town of Karben, Germany.
How Acquired: Not known
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall Unit 3 Cupboard

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