Trial lens set with trial frame

Catalogue Number: 1604
Trial lens set with trial frame
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Trial lens case
Corporation: American Optical Company
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Southbridge, Massachussetts
Publisher/Manufacturer: American Optical Company
Description Of Item: Trial lens set in leather case, 272 x 400 mm, purple velvet lid and case lining, wooden slip-in lens tray, spheres to -20 D and +16 D, cyls to ? 4.00 D with supplementary set of cyls to -7 D. Two lens cell half eye trial frame with straight sides, cyl scale but no adjustment for PD or cyl rotation. Brass plate on side of trial lens tray reading 'WENTWORTH PRODUCTS for better eye sight AMERICAN OPTICAL COMPANY Southbridge. Massachussetts USA'
How Acquired: Donated by Majella O'Connor. Melbourne optometrist
Date Acquired: June 2010
Condition: Poor. Many missing lenses. Leather case covering torn
Location: Archive office. East wall shelves unit 2

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