Rimless mount by Burton

Catalogue Number: 1953
Rimless mount by Burton
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1940s
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: England
Publisher/Manufacturer: Burton
Description Of Item: Gold filled rimless spectacle mount, unglazed, plastic bridge pads, curl sides, bridge and sides finely machine engraved. Inside of sides stamped BSO 1/10 12 k GF. Lenses would be fitted by two nasal screwed clips and a small support to medial side of each lens. 105 x 50 mm
Historical Significance: Fashionable style from 1930 to 1950
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: Sept 2011
Condition: Unused but missing one screw
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 13

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