Catalogue Number: 3297
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' '. Grey press stud closure labelled 'CARR. AUST' for Carr Fasteners Australia. Cardboard advertising insert in case gives spelling 'LENSGARD'. 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