Hydron Soft Contact lens trial set

Catalogue Number: 2180
Hydron Soft Contact lens trial set
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1975
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Australia
Publisher/Manufacturer: Hydron Australia
Description Of Item: Contact lens trial set in a grey cloth covered container, 178 x 98 x 24 H mm, containing 10 round white plastic containers with screw tops each identified with the numerals 0 to 9 and marked 'R' and 'PAT PEND'. There is no identification of the manufacturer or lens type but the set is known to be from Hydron. Lens parameters are listed on a printed sheet inside the lid, headed 'SET NO. 326 - 6 - 7.'
Historical Significance: See a similar item at Cat No 1939
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates, Member of the College
Date Acquired: 16/01/2013
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 2

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