Catalogue Number: 3623
Prismatic Binoculars and Telescopes stock list
Sub-Category: Reports and submissions
Government body: Ordnance Production Directorate
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1940
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Ordnance Production Directorate
Description Of Item: Single printed sheet headed 'Prismatic Binoculars & Telescopes/ STOCKS AVAILABLE'. Sent to and filled out by 'A.P.GREENFIELD & CO. PTY. LTD./ 189-191 George Street, Brisbane'. Lists stocks held by Greenfield of binoculars and telescopes. Rubber stamped in purple ink: 'ORDNANCE PRODUCTION DIRECTORATE/ 22 AUG. 1940'. Issued by Mr F S Daley, Controller of Ordnance Supplies, Melbourne. Size 265 x 205 mm.
Historical Significance: At the beginning of WW2 the government would have wanted to build up stock of the items for military purposes.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela Sutton
Date Acquired: July 2018
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 8