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NHS Display of standard spectacles
SPECTACLES
spectacles display
Norville Optical Co Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom
c.1985
wood; glass; plastic; metal
case: 450 x 340 x 38 mm

Framed wooden display box containing eleven frame fronts and eight individual sides from standard National Health Service spectacles. Orange background printed in black. Glazed. Adult fronts: (i) 422 CJ and 423 CJ metal. (ii) 422 HJ and 423 HJ metal. (iii) 721 and 722 metal, half eyes. (iv) 614 and 615 shell. (v) 524 and 525 shell. (vi) 824 white transparent plastic, half eyes. (vii) 814 white transparent plastic, half eyes. (viii) 'New Ladies Model' 924 tutone plastic. Adult sides: (ix) 422 CJ/422 HJ/722 drop ends. (x) 721/423 CJ/423 HJ curl sides. (xi) 524/614/814/824 black plastic. (xii) 525/615 combination of shell and metal, curl side with end stumps. Child fronts: (xiii) C227/C223 combination of nickel metal and shell. (xiv) C127 metal. (xv) C525/C524 black plastic. Child sides: (xvi) C223 combination of metal and shell, curl side with end stumps. (xvii) C127/C227 metal, straight with triangular loop at end. (xviii) C525 combination of metal and shell, curl side with end stump. (xix) C524 blue transparent plastic, drop ends.


2003.195

Gift of John Horwitz FCOptom, 2003



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