Catalogue Number: 2579
Firmset rimless spectacle frame in original packaging
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1950
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Australia
Publisher/Manufacturer: Style-Craft Optical Co
Description Of Item: Gold coloured spectacle frame of semi-rimless design with screw mounting. Pink shell nose pads and temple tips. Frame is mounted on original card and plastic packaging. Blue print on cream card reads 'FIRMSET/ STYLE CRAFT EYEWEAR REGD/ 1/10-10 GOLD FILLED/ ARM 42 BRIDGE 20 TEMPLE Professional 5 1/4 / Made in Australia by STYLE-CRAFT OPTICAL CO'. Card 126mm W x 58mm H.
Historical Significance: Stylecraft Optical Co Pty Ltd was acquired by Australian Optical Co Ltd, Melbourne in January 1952.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela R Sutton
Date Acquired: March 2015
Condition: Very good but missing screws.
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 17