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protective spectacles
protective spectacles
Europe: United Kingdom
steel; metal wire mesh
eye width: 40 mm; eye height: 30 mm; length to bend of side: 81 mm; dbl: 27 mm

Spectacles/goggles. Steel frame. Knocked-on bridge. Centre joints. Wire curl sides with end stumps. Hinged mesh side visors. Oval eyes glazed with smoke-tinted lenses. Also paper-covered cardboard slip top case.


Gift of Mr Boris Whycer FCOptom, 2003

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