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'Savile Row' Mod. 'Cresta' Spectacles
pantoscopic spectacles; spectacle supply card
United Kingdom Optical Company Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London, Bow
Late 20th c.
rolled gold; plastic
eye width: 49 mm; DBL: 20 mm; side length: 110 mm; supply card: 75 x 145 mm; box: 40 x 165 x 75 mm

Spectacles. Gold-filled frame with pad bridge and split high joints. Clear plastic pads. Drop-end sides with light brown mottled plastic end covers. Pantoscopic eyes glazed with retail display lenses. Attached to supplier's card with guarantee registration form. In original supplier's cardboard box with promotional brand tag on yellow string.


Gift of F.H. Oldaker Partnership, 2004

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