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American Optical Vision Vol.15 No. 3
ARCHIVAL ITEMS
magazine
American Optical Company
North America: USA
December 1929
paper
overall: 267 mm x 198 mm

In-house magazine for an optical company. A4 portrait format, printed in colour on 20 pages, with soft end covers, stapled and holepunched. Front cover features a colour drawing of a bespectacled man constructing a model aeroplane over the caption 'Is it play for eyes too?' Inside features include AO Windsors, obituary to Henry L. DeZeng, a story of how a missionary to New Guinea killed a turtle and made his own spectacle frame, new shop fronts in New York State, article on how to arrange an office, promotion for a book on 'The Stereoscope in Ophthalmology' by David W. Wells, the AO Ophthalmic Unit, AO Gold Filled (double page advert - Cortland, Cortland Flexmoor, Brandon and Canterbury frames), Oxford glasses promoted as suitable for use in conjunction with 'off-the-face' hats, advert for AO lenses, feature on the Gillette Safety Razor Co eye-testing its employees, Fits-U rimless eyeglass, newspaper coverage of Bradford Miles a bespectacled marksman, Caracul spectacle cases, Cruxite lenses, Commander zyl frame, solid gold Cortland frame.


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