Pair of unisex style, plastic framed sunglasses

Made:
1955-1965 in Cobham
maker:
Unknown
supplier:
C. W. Dixey and Son Limited

Pair of plastic round framed sunglasses, unisex style, tortoiseshell finish with glass lenses and spade arm ends, unsigned, 1955-1965. Similar to American 1954 design fashions eyeglasses, by Richard Corson. Supplied by C. W. Dixey and Son Limited, London, England.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-831/3
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, nickel plated and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 35 mm x 120 mm x 35 mm,
overall (open): 45 mm x 120 mm x 115 mm, Wt. 0.019kg
type:
sun-glasses
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • protective spectacles