Garnite red plastic eye bath

Catalogue Number: 3675
Garnite red plastic eye bath
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Eye baths, bottles, jars
Designer/inventor: Humes Ltd Melbourne
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1945
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Moorabbin, Victoria
Publisher/Manufacturer: ACI Plastics
Description Of Item: Red plastic eye bath of squat form (no foot or stem) with finger/thumb facets. Base marked 'Garnite'. 42mm W x 35mm H.
Historical Significance: The Garnite trademark was registered in 1938 by Humes Ltd of Melbourne, Australia. These eye baths were made by Australian Consolidated Industries (ACI) Plastics in Moorabbin. Ref: Eye Baths by George Sturrock, p92, Cat No 2246 See also Cat. No 2327
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 26/11/2018
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 6

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