Manual lens cutter

Catalogue Number: 1128
Manual lens cutter
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Lens Cutter
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Heavy metal instrument to cut spectacle lenses to shape to fit frames. Uses template of frame eye shape and manual rotation to edge lens. H: 24.4 cm x W: 10.7 cm base diam
How Acquired: Donated by Mr Ronald Chapman, formerly owned by Melbourne optometrist, V L Chapman
Condition: Good used working order
Location: Archive room. East wall Unit 3 Cupboard

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