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Spectacle Frames Approved by the Ophthalmic Benefit Approved Committee for National Health Insurance Benefit
SPECTACLES
spectacles display
Ophthalmic Benefit Approved Committee
Europe: United Kingdom
c.1937
wood; leather; cardboard; fabric; brass
overall: 62 mm x 180 mm x 327 mm

Sample 'wallet case' display of OBAC-approved spectacle frames for use under the National Health Insurance Scheme, now comprising sixteen frames, from an original twenty-one, across four classes, some with additional paper tags on thread. Contained in a black leather-covered wooden book-shaped display box, with a grey fabric-lined compartmentalised interior and two yellow metal clasps. Together with an inlay card.


2015.108

Gift of Mr and Mrs Peter and Lorna Wilson, 2015



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