Mod Style ladies spectacle frame

Catalogue Number: 1636
Mod Style ladies spectacle frame
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1980
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Publisher/Manufacturer: Mod Style (importer)
Description Of Item: Pink shell ladies spectacle frame, 127 x 49 mm, saddle bridge, concealed joints, unglazed, right side marked '2564 H Pink 48.17 130', left side marked 'Modstyle CE'
Historical Significance: Mod Style is an Australian optical frames importing and wholesale business established in 1981 and acquired by and now operated by the Brotherhood of St Laurence since 2000. This frame is typical of a widely used style of spectacle frame in the 1970s and 1980s with utilitarian rather than fashion styling
How Acquired: Donated by ACO Clinic
Date Acquired: Oct 2010
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 15

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