Angus & Coote nickel alloy 'Cooper' shape spectacle frame

Catalogue Number: 214
Angus & Coote nickel alloy 'Cooper' shape spectacle frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1930's - 1940's
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Publisher/Manufacturer: Angus & Coote
Description Of Item: Metal frame 'Cooper' shape, nickel alloy, plastic nose pads, flat/curl sides. Not glazed. Each side stamped 'Angus & Coote'.W 11.5 x D 3.9 cm.
Historical Significance: Type of frame used in the armed forces in World War 2 (1939-1945). Construction allows them to be used under gas masks.Digital image 2.1 Mb in Museum iPhoto
How Acquired: Donated by B Flynn, member of the College
Condition: Fair. Metal is corroded
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 12

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