Windsor Glasses are a style of popular round vintage frames. The Windsor style of eyeglasses was introduced in 1880 and remained popular until after the First World War. Characteristics of windsor frames are: round lenses, a nose saddle (no nose pads), and temples that loop behind the ear. These round vintage glasses came in silver, roman steel, gold filled, white gold filled, and nickle. Often, the lenses and sometimes the temples were covered with Zylo (celluloid). Common Zylo colors are black, brown, blond, and tortoise shell.
John Lennon Glasses
This style frame was worn by John Lennon, Ernest Hemingway, Groucho Marx, Theodore Roosevelt, William Hurt, Mahatma Gandhi, Joseph Stalin, and of late by David Letterman, and Whoppie Goldberg.
Sometimes referred to as John Lennon Glasses, as he often wore round windsor style eyeglasses. Windsor’s aren’t the only style of John Lennon’s Glasses, he often wore marhswood and various types of vintage sunglasses. We have a large selection of all different tpyes of John Lennon Frames.
Vintage Round Glasses
Windsor eyeglass frames are one of the more popular styles of vintage round glasses. There were many other styles of round vintage glassses, such as tortoiseshell glasses, pince nez glasses, marshwood and others.
Vintage Glasses Round Windsor Silver Frames 42mm Lennon EyeGlasses Antique$175.50
Vintage Glasses Round Windsor Gold Frames 36mm Lennon Eye Glasses Antique$175.50
Vintage Eyeglasses Round Windsor Gold Frames 40mm Lennon Glasses Antique$175.50
Vintage Eyeglasses Round Gold Glasses Frames Windsor Lennon 38mm Antique$175.00