Vintage Gold Windsor Eyeglasses Round 1/10 12k Gold 48mm Lennon Sunglasses

$195.50

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Description

GENERAL

These are beautiful round vintage glasses Windsor Style Round Eyeglasses. These seem to be from a later era than usual, judging by size, possibly the 1960’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.

CONDITION

These are in great vintage condition. Temple covers are brittle and starting to break. We have inspected them to make sure they are fully functional, can take your prescription lenses in them and are suitable for daily wear.

SIZE

Width: 5 1/4 inches

Temple Length: 5 1/2 inches

Lens diameter: 48mm

Bridge: 22mm

This is a medium size.

STYLE

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.