Catalogue Number: 3932
Elite Glass Spectacle Lens in Envelope
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle lenses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1990s
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Publisher/Manufacturer: Marsman, McDowell (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
Description Of Item: White envelope 75 mm x 75 mm x10 mm imprinted with aqua diamond surrounding a reversed 'm' over an inverted 'm' in aqua and MM ? SPH., CYL./COLOUR:/ELITE/OPHTHALMIC LENS/MARSMAN, McDOWELL (AUSTRALIA)/PTY. LTD. 60 S-4.00 C +1.75 and White are stamped in black at the top of the envelope. The numbers -2.25 and -1.75 are hand-written in pink. The envelope contains a lens of these powers.
Historical Significance: Lenses were part of old stock kept at the ACO dispensing laboratory. The envelope has been re-used to store a different lens.
How Acquired: Donated by ACO Optical Dispensing Laboratory via David Leeming
Date Acquired: 08/2019
Location: Archive office. East wall shelves unit 3. Drawer 8