Mod Style Bordeaux spectacle frame, Eclipse

Catalogue Number: 1591
Mod Style Bordeaux spectacle frame, Eclipse
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1990
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Japan
Publisher/Manufacturer: Mod Style
Description Of Item: 'Gold' metal spectacle frame overlaid with 'Tortoise shell', fulvue lens shape, pad bridge, 132 x 47 mm. Right side designated 'Bordeaux frame Japan', Left side designated 'Eclipse by Mod-Style 52.20.'
Historical Significance: Mod Style is an Australian optical frames importing and wholesale business established in 1981 and acquired and now operated by the Brotherhood of St Laurence since 2000. This frame is a revival of a mid-20thC panto style
How Acquired: Donated by ACO Clinic
Date Acquired: Sept 2010
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 14

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