Menicon Double Ended Rigid Contact Lens Case

Catalogue Number: 4020
Menicon Double Ended Rigid Contact Lens Case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Corporation: Menicon Co Ltd, Nagoya, Japan
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: Late 1990s
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Nagoya, Japan
Publisher/Manufacturer: Menicon Co Ltd, Nagoya, Japan
Description Of Item: Two clear plastic cylinders 58 mm x 17 mm diam. with central partition and an octagonal shaped screw cap at each end. A white screw cap has 'Menicon' and 'R' printed in green on the surface and a green screw cap has 'Menicon' and L printed in white on its surface. Both caps have a flexible plastic claw to hold a rigid contact lens. Temporary storage Box A
Historical Significance: Menicon Co Ltd, located in Nagoya, Japan, was founded in 1951 and manufactures, sells, exports, and imports contact lenses and other medical goods as well as medical Instruments, medical supplies and research and development of intraocular lenses
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Bates
Date Acquired: 17/7/2017
Condition: Very Good
Location: Archive Room. East wall Unit 5 Cupboard

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