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'Elan' Spectacles
spectacles; spectacle supply card
Europe: United Kingdom, England, West Sussex, Crawley
Late 20th c.
metal; plastic; cardboard
eye width: 56 mm; DBL: 22 mm; side length: 105 mm; supply card: 64 x 151 mm

Spectacles. Yellow metal frame. Straight bridge with browbar. Transparent plastic pads separately attached to rims. Drop-end sides with brownish-grey plastic end covers. Aviator-style eyes. Glazed with plastic retail display lenses featuring Union Flag motif on left lens. Together with white retail supplier's card printed in black and green. Also a quality check certificate.


Gift of F. H. Oldaker Partnership, 2004

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