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'President' 90th Anniversary spectacles, case, cloth and outer box
SPECTACLES
spectacles; case; box; lens cleaning cloth; certificate of authenticity
Oliver Goldsmith Eyewear Ltd; Fabris Lane
Europe: United Kingdom; Europe: Italy
2016
plastic; cloth; metal; gold; foam, cardboard
DBL: 21 mm; case: 53 mm x 158 mm x 63 mm; certificate of authenticity: 50 mm x 84 mm; eye: 52 mm; presentation box: 105 mm x 215 mm x 215 mm; side: 145 mm

Limited edition spectacles reissuing the 'President' model from 1967 but with additional gold elements. Black plastic frame. Pad bridge with integral pads. Vertical lugs with embedded triple charnier high joints. Thick drop-end sides. The front and half of sides inlaid with palladium coated metal plated in 24 carat gold. Quadra eye rim shape, glazed with retail display lenses. Together with a branded black synthetic velvet-covered hinged metal case (with anniversary branding in base), a branded lens cleaning cloth in plastic wrapper, a business card-sized certificate of authenticity in a separate black envelope and a black foam-lined compartmentalised paper-covered cardboard outer box.


2016.932

Gift of Oliver Goldsmith Eyewear Ltd / Mr Andrew Oliver Goldsmith, 2016



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