Neitz Streak Retinoscope Set No 3-R1

Catalogue Number: 4036
Neitz Streak Retinoscope Set No 3-R1
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Retinoscope
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1980s
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Tokyo, Japan
Publisher/Manufacturer: Neitz Instruments Co Ltd
Description Of Item: Cased Neitz streak retinoscope with battery handle and mains supply power options with one spare globe. Chromed metal, grey enamel and black plastic finish. Head printed 'NEITZ/ STREAK/ RETINOSCOPE-R1/ No 36216/ NEITZ CO, TOKYO JAPAN'. Fitted case lined with grey velvet and white satin and covered in grey leatherette. Case 270mm W x 140mm D x 44mm H.
Historical Significance: Neitz Instruments Co Ltd started business in 1965 when it took over Naito Ophthalmic Optical Instrument Research Institute as a manufacturer of ophthalmic equipment. It was acquired by Menicon Co Ltd in 1997 and Nishizawa Electric Measuring Instruments Co., Ltd from Menicon Co Ltd in 2010.
How Acquired: Donated by OPSM via Steve Giacon
Date Acquired: 2003
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 7

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