Catalogue Number: 3294
Protector black nylon safety glasses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Protective eyewear
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1975
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Pair of safety spectacles with black nylon frame. Double bridge, hockey temples with pierced endpieces for elastic strap. Hinged perforated side shields. Left temple marked 'PROTECTOR', right temple marked 'NAILON' (ie nylon). Plano glass thermally hardened lenses. Left lens etched near top rim 'TH'. Frame 143 x 56mm.
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
Condition: Good, lenses pitted
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 1