Diamente trimmed semi-rimless spectacles

Catalogue Number: 2172
Diamente trimmed semi-rimless spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Gold-metal ladies spectacle frame with diamente trim (marcasite?). No discernible markings on frame. Measured size 42/16. Fused round bifocal lenses held by four clips. Lenses have a very light blue tint (Crookes A?), 125 x 40 mm
How Acquired: Donated by Donald MacRaild. Project co-ordinator Vanuatu Prevention of Blindness Project
Date Acquired: Jan 2013
Condition: Fair. Metal corrosion and left trim misaligned.
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 16

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