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1963 Frame Catalog (1962) / Frame Catalog (1963) / Frame Catalog (1968) / Frame Catalog (1969) / American Optical Ophthalmic Lenses (1967) / Speclites (1970) / Sequel (1971) / 1976 Frame Catalog (1976)
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American Optical Company
North America: USA, Massachusetts, Southbridge
1963-1976
paper; plastic
overall: 280 mm x 222 mm

Modern facsimile edition of an AO Co illustrated frame catalogues (October 1962, April 1963, April 1968, December 1969 and April 1971) plus lens brochure from 1967 and two individual frame range brochures from 1967 and 1970. Printed in black and white (plus some colour pages and covers) on white paper, spiral bound. October 1962: 25 pages plus reproduction of end papers. Includes photographs, notably of Overture, Party Time, Jr Modern Times, Sugar Plum, Bandstand, Manhattan and Checkmate; April 1963: 30 pages plus reproduction of end papers. Includes photographs, notably of Vivid, Sleek, Checkmate, Grenadier, Camelot, Manhattan, Overture and Rawhide; April 1968: 39 pages plus index and reproduction of end papers. Includes photographs; December 1969: 39 pages plus contents and reproduction of end papers. Includes photographs; 1967: 66 pages plus reproduction of end papers. Includes photographs; April 1970: 2 pages plus reproduction of end papers, featuring Speclites 'The Golden Touch in Eyewear' (GF frames). Includes drawn illustrations; April 1971: 2 pages plus reproduction of end papers, featuring Sequel 'a new frame release' (deep eye ladies library frame with interchangeable sides). Includes photographs; February 1976: 16 pages plus reproduction of end papers. Includes photographs;


2012.126

College Purchase, 2012



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