Box of flat oval ready-made spectacle lenses

Catalogue Number: 2111
Box of flat oval ready-made spectacle lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle lenses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: Early 20th C
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Timber box, walnut stained, 265 x 194 mm x 53 mm deep with red-purple velvet lined hinged lid. The box is fitted with timber partitions (8 columns and 36 rows) containing flat oval shaped edged lenses (38 x 32 mm) most labelled in dioptres and inch power, ready for immediate fitting to a spectacle frame.
Historical Significance: See similar item Cat No 1717
Condition: Good but about 1/4 of lenses are missing
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 2 Drawer 2

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