Stoco optical machinery for optical Rx work. Catalogue F

Catalogue Number: 3235
Stoco optical machinery for optical Rx work. Catalogue F
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
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Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Geneva, New York, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Standard Optical Company
Description Of Item: Red soft card cover, 127 pages, many illustrations of optical machinery,
Historical Significance: This is an invaluable reference book for optical workshop machinery in the first half of the 20thC. In addition it has a section on how to grind and polish flat and toric lenses (page 119 to 124) and on how to drill lenses (p125). The prisoptometer is described in the catalogue section Page 115 and 116. Another copy in less good condition is at Cat No. 137.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia
Date Acquired: Jan 2017
Condition: Good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 7

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