Child's spectacle frame, Optex Orana

Catalogue Number: 1879
Child's spectacle frame, Optex Orana
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1965
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Australia
Publisher/Manufacturer: Optex
Description Of Item: Unglazed flesh coloured shell child's frame, keyhole bridge, concealed front joints, hockey sides, back of right rim marked 42/20, right side marked 'Optex Australia', left side marked 'ORANA'. 117 x 38 mm.
Historical Significance: This a is budget priced spectacle frame suitable for boys or girls, designed to be inconspicuous.
How Acquired: Donated by Elizabeth Hatfield, Fellow of the College
Date Acquired: 2009
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 16

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