Morez H F spectacle frame, white

Catalogue Number: 1586
Morez H F spectacle frame, white
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle frame
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1965
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: France
Publisher/Manufacturer: Morez
Description Of Item: Shell (acetate) spectacle frame, white colour, saddle bridge, diamente front and temple trims cleverly hiding standard joint rivets designated on right side 'Made in France', 145 mm x 40 mm, unused and in original cellophane packet, which is designated HF Made in France MOREZ
Historical Significance: The upswept shape of this frame, often referred to as Cats-eyes, was fashionable throughout the world in the 1960s. Morez is a commune of the Jura department in Franche-Comte in eastern France. The town is mostly known for the manufacture of spectacles. From 1680 to 1920, Morez was with Morbier the centre of Comtoise clock production.
How Acquired: Donated by ACO Clinic
Date Acquired: Sep 2010
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 14

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