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'Algha' Surgical Anti-Misting Spectacles
SPECTACLES
operating spectacles
M. Wiseman & Company Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
Mid-Late 20th c.
rolled gold; metal; plastic

Spectacles. 1/10th 12ct white gold filled frame. One-piece browbar front with incised line decoration, dipping bridge and wrap-round high joints. Swivelling grooved W-bridge attached to inner rims and unusually far set back. Semi-flat-section drop-end sides with ribbed clear plastic end covers. Quadra eye rims dependent from browbar. Unglazed.


2018.888

Gift of Mr Rian Love/OATS/City University, 2015



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