Two Part Rigid Contact Lens Barrel Cases

Catalogue Number: 4019
Two Part Rigid Contact Lens Barrel Cases
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Contact lenses and accessories
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2000s
Time Period: 21st C
Description Of Item: Four clear plastic cylinders each 30 mm x 20 mm diameter with twist release caps marked either R or L and bases with tabs which allow two to be fitted together as a double ended barrel case. Each cap has flexible claws to retain a rigid contact lens. R caps coloured yellow and white, L caps coloured black and grey. Temporary storage Box A
Historical Significance: A variation on a barrel style case for wet storage of rigid contact 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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