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If you are interested in becoming a member of the OAICC, please visit our Club page for more details on how to apply.

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How to join the Club [click here]

How to start collecting ophthalmic antiques [click here]

How to find the date of your spectacles
The "Guide to Assist" on the website compiled by club member David Fleishman is excellent. It helps you find the date from the style of bridge, eyeshape, sides and finials.

How to identify an artifact
[click here] (members only)

How to document a collection:

Written back in 2004, so is possibly an antique itself, but still as accurate today as it was then.

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Thanks to John Dixon-Salt for production and other members for material, we are now pleased to be able to offer CDs with considerable reference potential.
More information on these titles is available here.