L'Amy metal men's spectacles (Fabien)

Catalogue Number: 1902
L'Amy metal men's spectacles (Fabien)
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1985
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: France
Publisher/Manufacturer: L'Amy
Description Of Item: Brown and gold metal spectacle frame with plastic adjustable saddle bridge, hockey sides, right side marked L'Amy, left side marked Fabien 135 mm L102. Back of metal bridge marked 52/18. Glazed with CR39 flat top bifocal lenses, 130 x 47 mm
Historical Significance: L'Amy Group was founded in the late 19thC by Louis F Lamy. L'AMY Group S.A. operates as a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of prescription eyewear and sunglasses. The company was formerly known as world-wide L'AMY and changed its name to L'AMY Group S.A. in 1999 and is based in Morez, France. It was purchased by TWC Group SA a fashion accessories company in 2010.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: Aug 2011
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 16

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