Rimless Fits-U spectacles and case

Catalogue Number: 2165
Rimless Fits-U spectacles and case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles with case
Corporation: American Optical Company
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1930
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Southbridge, Mass, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: American Optical Company
Description Of Item: Gold rimless 4-hole mounting, with thin gold curl temples, gold bridge with adjustable pads.AOC symbol and FITS-U stamped on back of bridge. Oval shaped flat glass lenses approximately R and L +0.75 D sph. Measured frame size 42/22, overall dimensions 110 x 38 mm. The spectacles are contained in a metal snap case(probably later) with dark blue fabric covering. There is a paper label inside the lid reading J. W. EVERY FVOA MAUDE ST PHONE 373 SHEPPARTON MISS S. A TRENGROVE Rx 14190F46
How Acquired: Donated by Donald MacRaild. Project coordinator Vanuatu Prevention of Blindness Project
Date Acquired: Jan 2013
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 13

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