FDR Glasses

One of the most iconic historic frames is FDR Glasses. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is wearing gold rimless Pince-nez eyeglasses in this photo. FDR idolized Teddy Roosevelt and is said to have copied his pince nez glasses style. If you are looking for the FDR glasses look, check out our pince nez section.

This style Pince-nez had no safety chain or neck cord. Surviving examples often have chipped lenses from falls to the floor or ground. A few examples are found in 14K gold, most are 12K gold filled.

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Explore eyeglasses styles inspired by historical figures such as FDR. Delve into the distinctive features and shapes that defined eyewear during that era, including designs reminiscent of Civil War glasses. Consider frames that capture the essence of a bygone era while providing a sophisticated and timeless look.