Tortoiseshell metal spectacle frames.

Made:
1948-1960 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Pair of spectacle frames, gold plated, plastic coated rims and rests, National Health Service issue, made by Algha Group Ltd, London, England, 1948-1960

Details

Category:
Ophthalmology
Object Number:
A681240
Materials:
complete, copper (alloy), gold plated (gilded) and plastic
Measurements:
overall (closed): 22 mm x 135 mm x 42 mm, 0.01kg
overall (open): 40 mm x 125 mm x 125 mm,
type:
spectacle frames
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • spectacles component