Gold monocle with leather case

Catalogue Number: 2549
Gold monocle with leather case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Monocles, quizzers
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: England
Publisher/Manufacturer: Anglo-American Eyewear Co
Description Of Item: Gold-rim monocle, 40 mm diameter, with two gold ridged bars behind to enable a better grip in the eye socket and a small rim ring to which is attached a fine black cord, glazed with plano plastic lens for display purposes. Attached is the original pricing ticket givng the price as $100 and the words KEN DANNE, with black letter case, 65 x 60 mm, imprinted in gold with the name of the manufacturer.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Grahame, Melbourne optical wholesaler, ex the practice of Len Angior, Melbourne optometrist
Date Acquired: Dec 2014
Condition: Fine
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 4

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