22 inch Optilon zip fastener

Front view of a zip showing the packaging. Rear view of a zip showing the packagaing. Side view of a zip showing the cotton edging. Close view of a zip showing it closed. Close view of a zip showing it open.
Front view of a zip showing the packaging. Rear view of a zip showing the packagaing. Side view of a zip showing the cotton edging. Close view of a zip showing it closed. Close view of a zip showing it open.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007001
Country
Date
1960 - 1969 (circa)

Classification

Description

A lightweight nylon spiral zip fastener for dressmaking, 22 inches in length. This light green coloured zip was manufactured by Optilon Ltd. It is still in its point of sale packaging which includes sewing instructions.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "Opti-lon Nylon Zip Fastener. Lightweight for dresses skirts, etc. Automatic Lock. Made by Optilon Ltd. Ighthan Kent." (packet front)
Dimensions
Width
22mm
Length
560mm
Method
Material Note
plastic
nylon
PA zipper
polyamide
cotton base material
Colour