Catalogue Number: 1882
Metzler Woman's spectacle frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1965
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Germany
Description Of Item: Unglazed shell woman's spectacle frame, quarter wine on clear (yellowing), saddle bridge, hockey sides, gold trim concealed front and side joints. Size 46/20 on back of rims. Right side marked 'Metzler', left side marked '135', 120 x 40 mm.
Historical Significance: This is an example of a quality frame typical of the mid 1960s.
How Acquired: Donated by Elizabeth Hatfield, Fellow of the College
Date Acquired: 2009
Condition: Fair to good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 16