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William A. Beecher
Name tag on Beecher trunk
William Beecher, maker's mark
Holdridge Ammidown, maker's mark
Original Articles of Association, Feb. 26, 1869
George Wells stock certificate, 1869
Original 1870's ledger
George Wells patent, 1886
Original painting, Herbert Morton Stoops, "Watch Repairs and Spectacles"
Original painting, Herbert Morton Stoops, "Eyes Examined"
Black and white of a third painting
Herbert Morton Stoops painting, "The Spectacles Peddlar"
T. Sargeant spectacles, circa 1800
Rare T. Sargeant maker's mark
Round frame, X bridge, brass, Soot mark
Franklin-style bifocals by McAllister, Philadelphia circa 1825
Solid Gold, 1850-1860, Jacks & Blake, San Francisco
Detail of hinge of Jacks & Blake pair
The patent was for a spectacle joint, not for blued steel
clip-on reading addition
Display from the American Optical Reunion
Collection of Eskimo (Inuit) snow goggles
American Optical advertisement for the Ful-Vue frames, Saturday Evening Post magazine, copyright A.O. Co., 1930
American Optical Co. advertisement for the Tillyer Lenses, Saturday Evening Post March 29, 1930, copyright 1930, A.O. Co.
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