WANTED Period-correct eye glasses

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    Armando

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    Looking for either a supplier or maybe a used pair that I could have my Rx put into at my local Wally World.

    A used pair would be fine as that way they'll look broke-in and antiqued when I put my Rx into them. :)
     
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    NW Territory Woodsman

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    Research the web, the last pair I purchased came from a dealer in N.Y. it has been years since then sorry I do not remember the site, very good quality frames. Also check out your local antique dealers I have 2 pairs of solid silver sliders that my wife bought, one pair has my rx the other has poly carbonate lenses that I carry in my kit for shooting (safety glasses) The other suggestion is once you purchase a pair I would go to a good eye doctor and have the lenses put in them. Do not be surprised that you may have to sign a release if the frames become broken during the process the optometrist is not responsible.
     
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    not sure on the date, but I have these originals with original case
     

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    I love my gal dearly but if I use one of her thongs... One I'd get whooped for taking em and if I did use one me glasses would be bout hip high
     
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    There is a lot of information on the 'net about the history of eyeglasses. I have two pair that have been in the family for many generations. One pair the lenses are blue. It was thought colored lenses could cure diseases. Look up blue. :rolleyes:
     
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    I just laughed out loud at 2 in the morning
     
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    I highly advise reading the thread linked to, there is a lot of good advise. And, somewhere in that thread is a link to a website with a pictorial chart of glasses features and the dates associated with them. VERY helpful.

    Also, I bought a pair of Hipparoo's glasses frames, very happy I did. Can't go wrong doing business with him.
     
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    Brokennock

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    Me too, oddly, at about the same time.
     
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