Catalogue Number: 2756
aio Member's Necktie
Category: Memorabilia and ephemera
Institution: Australia's Independent Optometrists (aio)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1990
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Rodney Club and Company
Description Of Item: 100% polyester necktie, total length 1400 mm, black printed with pairs of silver and green diagonal stripes at 75 mm intervals on the front 500 mm and a green and silver aio logo at the bottom. The remainder of the tie is plain black.
Historical Significance: Australia's Independent Optometrists (aio) was set up by the Australian Optometrists Association to promote a corporate image for independent full scope optometrists. The organisation also provided commercial advantages for its members. aio was later renamed Provision.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 07/12/2015
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 3 Drawer 3