Catalogue Number: 3864
Stereo Optical Co. Inc. Stereo Test Book and Instruction Leaflet (Stereo Fly Test
Sub-Category: Tests of binocular vision
Corporation: Stereo Optical Company Inc.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1988
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Stereo Optical Company Inc.
Description Of Item: Brown cardboard box stamped SO-001 STEREO-FLY 100290 containing black folder with image of a housefly and the words STEREO TESTS/STEREO OPTICAL CO., INC 3539 N. KENTON AVE. CHICAGO, IL 60641 in silver on the front cover. Back cover advertises other company products. Folder opens to reveal three stereo vision tests: Graded series of four circles within squares test for adults, house fly test for adults or children (three dimensional 'Vectogram'), and animals test for young children. Together with a pair of black plastic stereo viewing spectacles. Also a printed instruction leaflet, A5 format, printed in black and white on four sides, folded.
Historical Significance: A simple binocular vision test popular with Australian optometrists
How Acquired: Donated by Margaret Banks
Date Acquired: 25/10/2019
Condition: Very Good
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 5 Drawer 2