Authentic early American eyewear


#1

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#2

They are beautiful! I don’t blame you for splurging on them.


#3

Wouldn’t these be replica early American eyewear? The authentic ones are much older.


#4

Those are nice, although pretty pricey. It never occurred to me that such a company existed. I have always worn antique and vintage glasses, but I just bought them at auctions and estate sales. I take the frames to my regular glasses place, and they make and install the lenses. Even 18th century glasses with oddly shaped lenses were never a problem. Here is the pair I am wearing today-


#5

Refurbed? I’d be worrying that you’re buying Lincoln’s Axe*.

* (“Yup, it’s Lincoln’s axe all right. Sure, I’ve replaced the head a few times, and that’s the 6th handle, but it’s Lincoln’s axe.”)


#6

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