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Mark X gas mask spectacles
SPECTACLES
gas mask spectacles
North America: USA
Mid 20th c.
steel; glass; paper
DBL: 21 mm; eye: 39 mm

Flexible spectacles. Nickel steel frame. Slightly bowed arch bridge with integral metal pads. Half-flat flexible sides with cable curl termini. Round eyes, glazed. In a brown leather-covered metal side-opening sprung-hinged case, with light brown material lining and paper name label inside lid bearing the name 'Baker'. Medical Officer's instruction label no 336 in base of case. Together with a separate note describing the alternative sides available.


2013.365

Transfer from Godalming Museum, 2013



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