Keeler ophthalmoscope & retinoscope set

Catalogue Number: 3241
Keeler ophthalmoscope & retinoscope set
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Ophthalmoscope retinoscope set
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1950
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: England
Publisher/Manufacturer: Keeler
Description Of Item: Cased diagnostic set comprising Keeler Senior Wide Angle (Morton) ophthalmoscope, Keeler retinoscope & white battery handle. The ophthalmoscope, c1946, is an electrified & adapted version of Morton's 1883 design. The retinoscope is marked 'A.R. 1489'. The hinged, fitted case is covered in black leatherette and lined with blue velvet. Black lid lining has shield logo in gold 'KEELER ENGLAND'. The fasteners securing the case are marked 'BRITISH MADE PAT No 165333', indicating a clip design c1932. Case: 272 x 102 x 53 mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Estate of William Cooper via Peter Lewis
Date Acquired: Mar 2016
Condition: Fair-good. Corrosion on case clips, instrument paint rubbed
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 15

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