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NHS Display of Standard Spectacles
SPECTACLES
spectacles display
Norville Optical Co Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom
1980s?
wood; glass; metal; plastic
overall: 450 mm

Framed wooden display box containing ten frame fronts and eight individual sides from standard National Health Service spectacles. Orange background printed in black. Glazed. Adult fronts: (i) 422 CJ gold metal and shell. (ii) 423 HJ gold metal and shell. (iii) 721/722 metal, half eyes. (iv) 614/615 shell. (v) 524/525 shell. (vi) 824 black plastic, half eyes. (vii) 814 transparent crystal plastic (slight blue tint?), half eyes. Adult sides: (viii) 422 CJ/422 HJ/722. (ix) 721. (x) 423 CJ/423 HJ. (xi) 524/614/814/824. (xii) 525/615, black plastic half-cover. Child fronts: (xiii) C227/C223 metal and plastic. (xiv) C127 metal. (xv) C525/C524 flesh transparent plastic. Child sides: (xvi) C223, blue half-cover. (xvii) C127/C227. (xviii) C525. Box glazed and with metal corner reinforcements.


2003.456

Ex Keeler Collection



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