Pair of plastic tear-drop spectacles frames

Made:
1950-1960 in Cobham
maker:
Unknown
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son Limited

Pair of plastic spectacles frames, female style, tear-drop lens frame made with black over transparent layers, unsigned, 1950-1960. Similar to American 1945 design fashions eyeglasses, by Richard Corson. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son Limited, London, England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), nickel plated and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (Closed): 30 mm x 130 mm x 50 mm,
overall (open): 40 mm x 130 mm x 120 mm, Wt. 0.015kg
type:
spectacle frames
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • spectacles component