Boxes of small flat lenses

Catalogue Number: 2088
Boxes of small flat lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle lenses
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Two boxes of flat lenses (1) green-blue box, 130 mm L x 30 mm W x 40 mm H, containing 12 oval lenses approx 4 D sph unlabelled, in card divider pockets, and (2) light grey box, 130 mm L x 30 mm W x 39 mm H, with card packing pockets containing remaining 4 lenses approx 3.5 D Sph, box labelled 'Bausch and Lomb/ Centrex/Ophthalmic Lenses/ Focus 3.50' on the box ends and 'Centrex' with descriptive text in four locations of the long sides of the box
How Acquired: Donated by Martin Gertler, formerly of York Optical, Melbourne
Date Acquired: August 2012
Condition: Boxes fair; lenses very good
Location: Archive office. East wall shelves unit 3. Drawer 7

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