Clip-on folding sunglasses - 4 pair

Catalogue Number: 4099
Clip-on folding sunglasses - 4 pair
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Sunglasses
Corporation: Walter Jameson
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1949. Design patent applied for in 1948
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Chelmsford, England
Publisher/Manufacturer: Walter Jameson Ltd
Description Of Item: Set of 4 gilt panto clip-on folding sunglasses of 2 different sizes with dark green lenses. Engraved decoration on rims with two metal clips to attach clip-ons to spectacle frame.WJLTD PAT. 597619 engraved on underside of metal bridge of each with MADE IN ENGLAND visible on one pair. Overall sizes 100mm x 42mm (2 pair) and 112 mm x 42mm (2 pair). A small sticker with $2.50 written in pen is attached to left lens of the 2 larger clip-ons.
How Acquired: Donated by Elizabeth Hatfield
Date Acquired: 13/10/2019
Condition: Excellent
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 3

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