Spectacle frame with progressive power lenses

Catalogue Number: 2376
Spectacle frame with progressive power lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 2005
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Germany (?)
Publisher/Manufacturer: OWP Brillen GmbH
Description Of Item: Blue shell half rimless frame, spring loaded hockey end temples, adjustable bridge pads, glazed with progressive power SOLA CR39 multifocal lenses, anti-reflex coated , R temple stamped OWP Germany, L temple stamped 53/17 Mod 1677.300.135
Historical Significance: OWP Brillen GmbH is a German spectacle frame manufacturer established in 1947 as Optische Werke Passau by Hans Stratz and Franz Fremuth based in Passau. It changed its name to OWP Brillen in 1995.
How Acquired: Donated by Jean Cole, honorary life member of the College
Date Acquired: Jan 2014
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 17

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