Drill, Contact Lens [Polymethyl metacrylate (PMMA)]
Hirst Contact Lens Limited, Maker
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The object has a rectangular metal base, painted grey. The base has four black rubber circular feet. The white power cable with a plug is attached at the back. At the front of the base on the left is a disc-shaped magnet and on the right is a black plastic switch. Near the back on the left is a small white label which reads “AG”.
At the front of the object is a shallow cylindrical base which houses a brass cylinder. It is secured with three knobs. There is also a piece of white cardboard around the bottom. The brass cylinder has a dome on the top with a small hole in the centre. When the cylinder is removed there is a silver coloured metal rod resembling a drill bit inside and a small spring. At the back of the base is a black metal rectangular sewing machine motor. It is attached to the base by two brackets. It has a maker’s plate which reads “SEW-TRIC LTD / LONDON / SEWING MACHINE MOTOR / MADE IN ENGLAND / 200 - 250 VOLTS / 0-60 - .5 AMP. 50 WATT. / No. EM 27953 A.C. D.C.”
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
EM 27953 Serial Number
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