Catalogue Number: 3188
Shuron gold filled rimless pince nez with spring loaded pads with finger grips
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1920
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Publisher/Manufacturer: Shuron Optical Company Inc.
Description Of Item: Gold filled rimless pince nez with spring loaded pads with finger grips. Top section of each pad has a black insert, bottom section is grooved. Glazed with oval glass lenses 42 x 38 mm of power R +1.25 DC, L +1.25/-0.50. Bridge is stamped GF SHURON. Case is a textured fabric covered metal snap type 130 mm x 50 mm x 10 mm, lined in blue velveteen. Lining has remains of a blue paper label with gold edge design attached.
Historical Significance: Shuron is a USA based optical products manufacturer founded in 1865.
How Acquired: Donated by Wayne Lyons Optical Dispenser Malvern Optical Clinic
Date Acquired: 28-11-2017
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 9