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'Gilbert' spectacles, case, cloth and outer box
SPECTACLES
spectacles; sunglasses; case; box; lens cleaning cloth
Kirk & Kirk
Europe: United Kingdom, East Sussex, Hove; Europe: France
2014
metal; plastic; leather; cloth; cardboard
overall (box): 50 mm x 188 mm x 87 mm; overall (case): 77 mm x 166 mm x 40 mm

Unisex sun spectacles from the 'Vivarium' Collection. Dark red 'Bordeaux' plastic (acrylic) front. Pad bridge with extremely narrow integral pads. Short vertical lugs with high joints pinned to front (with silver ram's head pin covers) and sides. Drop-end sides. Quadra eye rim shape, glazed with retail display lenses. Together with a branded black leather flap case (with magnetic fastener) and a branded grey paper-covered cardboard outer box.


2015.143

Gift of Kirk & Kirk, 2015



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