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Vintage rotatable optometrists boxes

rotating optometrists eye chart test box
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Vintage rotatable optometrists boxes

Era: 1950s

Imposing optometrists boxes, salvaged from an eye hospital in the South of England, UK. Rotatable main enclosure, with a brushed and lacquered steel base and chrome plated edge detailing, four original perspex screens, and new period toggle switch at the base of unit. 

pair of rotating optometrists eye chart test boxes
detail of base of optometrists eye chart
detail view of eye chart on rotating optometrists test light box

Restoration

The final step of the restoration process of each light is reassembly. All of the components, both new and refurbished, are meticulously pieced together in our workshops. Each light is then photographed and added to our collection alongside information about its origins and history we’ve discovered through our research. What happens next is up to you.

black decorative twisted fabric braided power cable

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with two metres of twisted black braided cable and three new bayonet (B22) lamp holders and plug.

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n/a mm
790 mm
9.5 kg
240 mm
240 mm
Gun metal grey

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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