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The Club endeavours to cater for many different interests under the umbrella heading of Ophthalmic Antiques. A 'Special Interests' List is published each year by the Membership Secretary to enable members to contact others with similar interests, full addresses are not shown and contacts are made via the Membership Secretary. The List currently covers 35 categories as shown below, entry to the list is by the application form sent out with each subscription reminder.

ABBREVIATIONS USED UNDER 'SPECIAL INTERESTS'

A ART, PRINTS NM NOT MENTIONED
AD ADVERTISEMENTS OF OPTICAL FANS
B BOOKS OG OPERA GLASSES
BN BINOCULARS OP OPHTHALMOSCOPES
C CASES OR ORIENTAL SPECS
CL CONTACT LENSES P PRINTS, etc.
D DOCUMENTS P-N PINCE-NEZ
E EYEBATHS Q QUIZZERS
F FRAMES
RD RULES & DISPENSING AIDS
G GENERAL OPTICAL S SPECTACLES
GE PROSTHETIC/GLASS EYES SI SIGNS
H HISTORY SP SPYGLASSES
I INSTRUMENTS SS SCISSORS SPECS
LE LENSES ST STAMPS
LO LORGNETTES STN STANHOPES
MA MACHINERY T TELESCOPES
MI MICROSCOPES TC TOKENS, COINS, MEDALS, etc.
MO MONOCLES V VOTIVES, OPTICAL SAINTS
MR MIRRORS W WALKING STICKS