38-20-140 Tart Arnel

38-20-140 Tart Arnel

50's Vintage
Redwood/Clear 38-20-`40 Tart Arnel Juniors.  For petite faces.  Extra small adult glasses.

38-20-140 Tart Arnel JR. eyeglasses.
These are original new old stock from the 1950’s. Never worn. The temples are a different manufacturer from the same era and have been added to this last Arnel Junior frame front.

Tart Optical style is called 'Arnel Junior'.  The difference between the Junior front and standard Arnel front is the Juniors are a TAPERED design,  not square.
Original new old stock, never worn inventory from a retired optician's optical shop.  

Please pay close attention to the specs below.  
These are sized for a very narrow adult or toddler sized face.  I have a narrow face and they are perfect on me.  
I am the model in the photo.

They are straightened and ready for your optician to put your lenses into them.  The frames themselves are in excellent condition with very minor shelf wear which you can polish yourself with plastic polish.   No yellowing of the clear portion.  They were stored very well.  

Refer to chart in last photo and measure your glasses where the diagram shows. Compare your numbers to mine for fit.


  • Frame width: 4 5/8" (118mm)

  • Frame height: 1 7/16" (36mm)

  • Frame material: Nylon

  • Lens width: 1 1/2" (38mm)

  • Lens height: 1 1/4" (32mm)

  • Hinge to hinge width: 4 3/8" (112mm)

  • Bridge (DBL): 20mm

  • Temple length: 5 1/2" (140mm)

  • Spring hinge: No

  • Pupil to pupil distance: 2 3/16" (55mm)

  • Lenses: None

  • Head size: Petite sized Toddler, or very small narrow adult head.

  • Optical quality: Absolutely

  • Protective case included

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