ESO Tortoise Hornrim Glasses

ESO Tortoise Hornrim Glasses

50's New Old Stock
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ESO Eastern States Optical Company made in the USA,  a very rare and desired hornrim,  very similar to the ones Johnny Depp wears.

Very rare and desired hornrim.  Eastern States Optical Company (ESO) made in the USA,  original sleeve for the smaller size. The larger size has SOLD.  

These frames are new unused vintage inventory from the 1950's.  Warm striped tortoise eyeglass frames excellent condition and ready for your own Rx.  Silver hardware and sturdy riveted barrel hinges.  Only one pair in each size available.  A great pair of unisex hornrims.  These suit an average oval, rectangular or heart shaped face.  Wear what you like.  

Very similar to the Tart Arnels that Johnny Depp wears.  Back then many USA companies made the same frame and shared the same stud designs, only some had their own name placed on the paper sleeves or temples or both.  Not all frames were identified on the temple therefore most frames go unknown as far as manufacturers were concerned.  


  • Frame width: 5 1/16" or 4 3/4" (128mm/123mm)

  • Frame height: 1 5/8" or 1 9/16" (43mm/41mm)

  • Frame material: Acetate

  • Lens width: 1 5/8" or 1 1/2" (43mm/40mm) Frame says 44 or 42 respectively.

  • Lens height: 1 3/8" or 1 5/16" (36mm/34mm)

  • Hinge to hinge width: 4 3/4" or 4 5/8" (125mm/119mm)

  • Bridge (DBL): 20mm

  • Temple length: 5 1/2" (140mm)

  • Spring hinge: No

  • Pupil to pupil distance: 2 1/2" or 2 3/8" (52mm/50mm)

  • Lenses: None

  • Head size:Average or  Petite/Narrow

  • Optical quality: Absolutely

  • Protective case and lens cleaning cloth included

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