Morez black library spectacle frame

Catalogue Number: 1585
Morez black library spectacle frame
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: Heavy 'library' style spectacle frame, black, saddle bridge with heavy wide temples, exposed front and side joint rivets, right side designated 'Made in France'. Frame size 56/20, overall size 150 x 50 mm
Historical Significance: This was a frame style favoured by business men and academics 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: Sept 2010
Condition: Good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 14

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