Gold frame spectacles with 'shell' covered rims

Catalogue Number: 2155
Gold frame spectacles with 'shell' covered rims
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1930
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Gold frame spectacles with 'shell' covered eye rims, pantoscopic eye shape, engraved pad bridge, hockey temples the ends of which are 'shell' covered. Stamped 1/10-10 EBC on back of bridge. Glazed with R and L +2.50 D sph glass lenses. Overall size 110 x 40 mm. Frame size 42/20.
How Acquired: Donated by Donald MacRaild. Project coordinator Vanuatu Prevention of Blindness Project
Date Acquired: Jan 2013
Condition: Fair to good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 16

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