These are beautiful round vintage glasses Windsor Style Round Eyeglasses. The same style John Lennon usually wore. Common during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. In great condition, ready for your prescription lenses and for everyday wear. Check out our shop for a large selection of Round Eyeglasses in different colors and sizes.
These are in great vintage condition. The right lens rim (left in photo’s) has been bent out of shape just below where it connects to the nose bridge. It has been adjusted and mostly repaired and will work fine for prescription lenses, but you can notice this distortion if you look closely. We have inspected them to make sure they are fully functional, can take your prescription lenses in them and are suitable for daily wear.
Width: 4 3/4 inches
Temple Length: 6 3/4 inches
Lens diameter: 44mm
This is a medium-large size.
The Windsor style was introduced in 1880 and remained popular thru the early 1900’s. Of all vintage eyewear, these really stick out with their round lenses, saddle bridge, and temples that wrap around the ear. Windsor frames were generally gold and silver colored, Often covered with black or tortoise celluloid. Many people associate the windsor style with John Lennon and Mahatma Gandhi. Ernest Hemingway and Teddy Roosevelt also wore the windsor eyewear. The Windsor style remained popular until the early 1900’s. Today they are highly sought-after and very desirable and will make a great addition to your collection.