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'Hercules' spectacles and retail supply card
SPECTACLES
spectacles; spectacle supply card
Merx Optical Company Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom
1950s
plastic; metal; card
DBL: 20 mm; card: 66 mm x 135 mm; eye: 42 mm; pd: 62 mm

Ladies spectacles. Black and crystal plastic (cellulose acetate) laminate frame. Pad bridge. High joints, horizontally pinned, with decorative pin covers, the front covers in the form of a chevron. Mainly crystal reinforced drop end sides. Yellow and gold semi-foil label inside left side. Oval eye rims, the upper rims of a twisted rope pattern, unglazed. Together with original 'Hercules' retail supply card (possibly re-used from a different frame), overprinted in red and yellow, with specification on reverse for model 'Famline' 444.


2019.271

Gift of Mrs Ann Williams, 2019



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