Lens Measure


An inscription on the face of this instrument reads “DIOMETER / LENS MEASURE / AOLITE GLASS / AMERICAN OPTICAL / CORPORATION / SOUTHBRIDGE, MASS. 01550.” Bausch & Lomb introduced Aolite plastic lenses in 1958.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0140.580Accession Number: 1984.0140Catalog Number: 1984.0140.580

Object Name: lens measure

Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 6.6675 cm x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0253-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1459596

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