Mod Style Samuel spectacles

Catalogue Number: 1588
Mod Style Samuel spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1980
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Japan
Publisher/Manufacturer: Mod Style
Description Of Item: Mens' brown half tone library frame in acetate, saddle bridge, concealed joints, glazed with approx. +5 D single vision CR30 lenses, right side designated 'Brown 50 x 18 L side designated 'Mod-style Samuel'. 130 x 45 mm.
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 typical of a widely used men's style of spectacle frame in the 1970s and 1980s with utilitarian rather than fashion styling
How Acquired: Donated by ACO Clinic
Date Acquired: Sept 2010
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 14

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