Catalogue Number: 3466
Promotional PD (Pupillary Distance) Rule
Sub-Category: PD ruler, pupillometer
Corporation: Modstyle Pty Ltd
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 2002
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: China
Publisher/Manufacturer: Modstyle Pty Ltd
Description Of Item: White plastic rule 155 mm, 36 mm wide with bevelled edges on length of rule and engraved in centimetres with millimetre graduations on one side and inches in sixteenth inch graduations on the other side imprinted with Modstyle ...quality frames, value prices in burgundy.
Historical Significance: Mod Style is an Australian optical frames importing and wholesale business established in 1981 and acquired by and operated by the Brotherhood of St Laurence from 2000. Neptune Eyewear Pty Ltd purchased the business in 2016. This rule is not designed for easy use as the scale reads from left to right on the top scale only. Most other PD rules have scales in millimetres reading left to right on both upper and lower edges.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 5-6-2017
Location: Archive office. East wall shelves unit 3. Drawer 10