Catalogue Number: 994
Complete specification for Gregory Bell shooting spectacles. Grant of patent
Designer/inventor: GREGORY William Knight
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1910
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Her Majesty's Stationary office
Description Of Item: Grant of patent No 12,113 AD 1900. Printed sheet with two folds being the provisional and complete specification for improvements in orthoptics or spectacles to facilitate the aiming of rifles and the like. Six pages, 2 of printed text, one containing Fig 1 and 2 and the remaining 2 are blank. The application for patent was made by Wheatley and Mackenzie of Chancery Lane London on behalf of William Knight Gregory, Optician, of 51 Strand in the county of London on July 4 1900 (Provisional specification) and April 1 1901. The grant of patent was made on May 4 1901.
Historical Significance: This is the grant of patent for the Gregory Bell shooting spectacles Catalogue No 948.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: Nov 2008
Condition: Good except for tears on one fold
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 2