A. K. Philleo – All Eyes on You

Opthalmic optician A. K. Philleo made regular trips to Skidmore in the early 1900s.  He seemed to favor eye-catching advertising to announce his trips to town.  Here are three from 1900:

Why Suffer From Defective Vision?  A. K. Philleo, Eye Specialist, will be at Wade & Hitchcock's drug store, July 21 to 27, inclusive.  All errors of refraction carefully corrected and work guaranteed.  Eyes tested free.  Bifocals specially made.
From the July 20, 1900 Skidmore Standard.
Do you need glasses?  Eyes that are defective from errors of refraction can be made to see perfectly, and the trouble removed by a pair of properly fitted glasses.  A. K. Philleo, Ophthalmic Optician, will be at Wade & Hitchcock's, November 22 to 27, Inclusive.  Latest styles of frames and eyeglasses.  Bifocals specially made.  Eyes tested free.
From the November 23, 1900 Skidmore Standard.
A. K. Philleo, Ophthalmic Optician.  Have your eyes tested in a practical and scientific manner free of charge by A. K. Philleo, Optician with Wade & Hitchcock, from March 5 to 10th.
From the February 23, 1900 Skidmore Standard.

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