Catalogue Number: 3298
Protector Lensgard Clip-ons
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Protective eyewear
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1970
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Australia
Description Of Item: Cased pair of Protector 'Lensgard' safety clip-ons. Clear plastic lenses mounted on gold plated metal clip to attach to spectacles. Fold-over case made of clear and green plastic printed in gold 'Protector 'LENSGUARD' '. White press stud closure labelled 'CARR. AUST' for Carr Fasteners Australia. 126 x 46mm.
Historical Significance: Protector-Alsafe merged with Blackwoods in 2016 as the industrial safety arm of Wesfarmers.
How Acquired: Donated by Anonymous
Date Acquired: March 2017
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 1