Eyeglasses Frame and Case

Circa 1967
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Production Date
Circa 1967
Description
-1 Gold coloured eyeglasses, frame, wire metal frame. The wire lens frame is octagonal. The nose bridge is wire and the nose pads are light brown see-through plastic. The arms (temples) of the glasses are secured by a small screw hinge. The tips of the arms, which sit over the ears, are also plastic. There is no lens in the frames. These frames are special "John Lennon" look-alike. Stamped into the left inside arm is "FRAME MADE IN ENGLAND". The bridge is stamped: "ALGHA 20". -2 Case - covered with black leatherette fabric and lined inside with a royal blue felt material. There is a white sticky label on the inside lining. Printed in gold lettering on the top of the case is: G.R. JACKSON S.O.O.O.N.Z. OPTOMETRIST, PUKEKOHE. The top of the case is hinged to the bottom. The hinges are concealed behind the blue lining.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Textile/Felt
Signature/Marks and Type
FRAME MADE IN ENGLAND Inscribed
GR JACKSON S.D.O.NZ/ Optometrist/ Pukekohe Maker's Mark
Accession No
2004.1
Credit Line
Circa 1967. Eyeglasses Frame and Case, 2004.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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