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Protective spectacles / Cyclist's goggles & case
SPECTACLES
protective spectacles; case
Europe: United Kingdom
Early 20th c.
metal; glass
eye width: 39 mm; DBL: 25 mm; case: 135 x 55 mm

Protective spectacles/goggles. White metal frame. Knocked-on bridge. Centre joints. Wire curl sides with end stumps. Adjustable side visors of fine wire mesh. Oval eyes. Glazed. Clear lenses. Together with a black lacquered cardboard slip top case.


2008.52

Gift of Mrs Mary Denham, via Gregory & Seeley Opticians (Cranleigh) Ltd, 2008



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