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Ww2 American Optic Vintage Pilot Aviator Sunglasses Usaaf Usn Ao Glasses An6531 For Sale
*Beware of Similar or Identical sale listings!I have seen multiple sales of similar glasses come up for sale with my descriptions blatantly copied and pasted in their sales. Please note that each pair of sunglasses I sell is unique and their conditions vary. I take great care and time to describe them as accurately as possible so you know what you are getting. Duplicate sales may be inaccurate in their descriptions of the glasses they are trying to sell due to the fact that thy didn't write the description.
Own A Pair Of The Originals
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A little History...
Up for sale is a rare pair of 100% authentic and original WW2 AO Aviator sunglasses. The "Cool-ray" brand. The AO's version of B&L's "Ray-Ban" Line of sunglasses.Made by the American Optical Co. Located inSouthbridge Mass.These are the government issued style aviator sunglasses that AO manufactured under the Bausch and Lomb contract for the USN and USAAF during WW2 model AN6531, which led to the creation of "aviator" style of sunglasses we see today.
Description of the glasses in the sale.
These glasses are in very good condition. These are in wearing or display condition. The lenses on these glasses are made of dark green rock glass and are thepioneered "Anti Glare" type featured in all Bausch & Lomb and American Optical lenses. The Bakelite sweat band and nose pads arecompletelyintact with no cracking. The glasses fit comfortably and can be worn for every day use. The frames are in good condition. They are straight and symmetrical, not appearing to require any manipulation for wearing and fit comfortably. They are strong and sturdy and retain 90% of their original nickeling. The temples arestraight and thehinges move freely. The lenses are in good conditionhavingNO chips and NO cracks. The viewers right lens has a small scratch that isapproximately2mm long. It is faintbut worth mentioning. Both lenses have the expected light cleaning abrasions from use but Iwouldn'tconsiderthem scratches and they are in no wayvisiblewhen waring.The lenses are tight in the frames and do not rattle around. The reverse side of each nose pad has the AO markings. Overall length of the frames measuring from hinge to hinge is 5-1/2". The lenses measure 58mm across. The glasses come complete with their original genuine leather case. The case is in very good condition. The leather is supple, it has no pulled seams, no heavy cracking, and no holes. It's original button is intact opening and closing with a tight snap. Just think of what these glasses have seen through the eyes of their original owner. A true functional piece of WW2 history.If you are looking for a good solid pair of authentic vintage WW2 sunglasses you won't be disappointed with these.I am an experienced collector and seller of these glasses and have sold and owned multiple pairs in the past. I know what to look for in buying and owning a good pair and only sell pairs worth owning. So offer with confidence!
Terms and conditions.
Please study the photos closely, the glasses in the photos are the actual pair you will receive. Low starting offer with , so have fun! Please feel free to ask any questions before offerding. These Glasses are being sold in "as found" condition. They are not a re-list of any other glasses that have sold in the past. They are being sold in the condition they were found in. Please feel free to ask any questions before offerding and I will do my best to answer them. Please note that I do not accept any returns unless the items were damaged in shipping or have beengrosslymisrepresented. Other than that all sales are final.If you have any requests in the shipping method used, please ask before the sale ends since the shipping cost may increase. All buyers who submit offers assume the responsibility of fully reading the description, understanding it, and agree withmy terms. Thanks and have fun.Payment is expected within 48hrs of the end of the sale. Please serious buyers only.
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Ww2 American Optic Vintage Pilot Aviator Sunglasses Usaaf Usn Ao Glasses An6531: $178