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Billiard Spectacles
SPECTACLES
billiard spectacles
Frank Butterworth Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Birmingham
c.1973
plastic
DBL: 20 mm; eye: 46 mm

Billiard spectacles. Very dark brown/black and crystal tutone frame with clear upper rims. Regular bridge. Thick lugs with centre joints, vertically pinned to front and singe-pinned to sides. Reinforced drop-end sides which can be angled upwards or downwards via a sliding screw head mechanism, to bring spectacle front forward or back. Textured grip on inside of side terminals. Polygonal eye shape with flattened upper and lower rims, unglazed.


2018.215

Gift of Mr Rian Love/OATS/City University, 2015



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