Catalogue Number: 1638
Vagabond Men's spectacle frame, Tobruk
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Corporation: Engelhardt Pty Ltd
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1970
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Australia
Description Of Item: Gun metal grey metal spectacle frame rectangular eye shape, 134 x 47 mm, double bridge with pads, right side marked 'Vagabond Australia 135 29', left side marked Tobruk 002 52.20'
Historical Significance: The Vagabond Tobruk frame was one of a selection produced for Department of Veterans' Affairs patients. At that time frames had to be Australian made to qualify for inclusion in the DVA range.
How Acquired: Donated by ACO Clinic
Date Acquired: Oct 2010
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 15