Gaspari Spectacles

Catalogue Number: 1539
Gaspari Spectacles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Gaspari
Description Of Item: A combination ladies' model frame with gold-filled metal rims and pale pink machine-brushed aluminium trims. The American Gaspari range was exclusive and expensive and represented the height of eyewear extravagance in the 1960's. The frame sides are stamped 'GASPARI MADE IN USA/ ALUM 51/2'. The rim trims are stamped '44' for the eyesize. Bridge is stamped ' /1012KGF GASPARI 20'. The frame has been glazed with glass single vision lenses. Frame size: 44/20 (mm) temples 5 1/2 (inches)
How Acquired: Donated by Ross Harris, ACO member
Date Acquired: August 2010
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 14

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