product code : k8348 :
1960's demi-amber plastic frame marked
NHMW and MANTOR
Can be glazed with
This is the classic NHS shape from the 1960's. It was made
in the London Mantor factory owned by Michael Wiseman who
had been making NHS frames since their inception in 1948.
This pair is unusual in that it is fitted with cable arms that
wrap around the ear, so possibly to be used for workwear.
Wiseman's metal factory was the Algha Works in Hackney Wick
- still exists today under new ownership - and this is no doubt
where the arms were manufactured. This NHS shape -
called model 524 - underwent changes over the years
but this is one of the earlier, rounder shapes, so probably
mid-1960's. It is in great condition, so perhaps not much
work done wearing them. Medium size, could fit men or