Box of flat oval ready-made spectacle lenses

Catalogue Number: 1717
Box of flat oval ready-made spectacle lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle lenses
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: Early 20th C
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Timber box 280 x 192 mm and 45 mm deep with velvet lined hinged lid. The box is fitted with timber partitions (8 columns and 36 rows) containing flat oval shaped edged lenses (36 x 28 mm) each labelled in dioptres and inch power, ready for immediate fitting to a spectacle frame.
Historical Significance: See similar item Cat No 2111
Condition: Good but about 1/4 of lenses are missing
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 2 Drawer 2

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