Strange Oval Sunglasses

Strange Oval Sunglasses

1920's Bottle Green
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Vertical ovals? Who does that?  So are ya ready to stand out in a crowd?   These.    Probably date to the early 1900's. Or possibly late 1890's.

I have never seen a more unusual pair of sunglasses.  Seriously.  Vertical ovals? Who does that?  So are ya ready to stand out in a crowd?

These.  

Probably date to the early 1900's. Or possibly late 1890's.  These frames measure 4' (100mm) across and on a narrow face like mine, the temples do touch the sides of my head.  Not sure I could wear them all day.  But in your case, this is a decision you'll have to live with cause these unique sunnies are not returnable should you not like them.  

They're rimmed in a silver metal of sort.  Coil temples are specifically bent to curve over the ears in a certain place.  Don't try to bend that curve straight,  these are over 100 years old remember (and not made of titanium) as the coil will probably snap.  Then you're um... *done*. 

Bottle green non Rx lenses.  One lens has 2 obvious backside chips that probably won't bother you while worn.  Some folks (like me) can look past the imperfection and not even know it's there.  

Recommended for a NARROW adult head. If your eyes are close together, these would look awesome on ya.  Note the Pupil to pupil distance (PD measurement) is only 55mm.  Nicolas Cage would look AWESOME in these. 

SPECS:

  • Frame width: 4" (100mm)

  • Frame height: 1 11/16". (43mm)

  • Frame material: Silver metal (unknown)

  • Lens width: 1 1/4" (32mm)

  • Lens height: 1 5/8" (42mm)

  • Hinge to hinge width: N/A

  • Bridge (DBL): 20mm

  • Temple length: 6" (150mm)

  • Spring hinge: N/A

  • Pupil to pupil distance: 2 1/8" (55mm)

  • Lenses: Non Rx 'bottle green' glass

  • Head size: Petite to NARROW!!!

  • Optical quality: Not.

  • Original Antique tube case and my lens cleaning cloth included

  • Do what you want, wear what you like...that's what I'm here for.

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