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CLASSIC SILVER SHURON RONSTRONG FUL-VUE P3 FRAMES

$72 (add $7 for cable temples) Many sizes available

   Clip-on sunglasses, too!   Ordering Measurements

These classic silver wire rim Shuron Ronstrong Ful-Vue eyeglass frames are brand new, mint condition and ready for prescription lenses or sunglasses. They come in a very wide range of sizes and both skull and cable temples. The frames in the photos are marked ''48'' on the bridge back and the arms read ''Shuron''. The other frame sizes are marked accordingly.

WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES ANGLE photo, under 350 kb

WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES FRONT photo, under 350 kb

WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES BRIDGE photo, under 350 kb

Click on a photo for the big picture.

This frame is the contemporary Shuron Optical Ful-Vue frame, basically the same design they've used since before World War II, when so many GIs were outfitted with this frame. Shuron's model name for them is the ''Ronstrong'' or you'll also hear it called a ''P3 frame'' after the military jargon for the lens shape. Strong bridge and hinges, fine, bright silver finish, and clear, comfortable nose pads, nice and soft, too. These frames have the advantage of coming in sizes much, much larger than the old frames, which stopped at about a 46 mm lens width to keep lens weight to a minimum - they were real glass lenses back then, you know. These are available with lenses up to 2 3/16 inches (55 mm) and cable or skull temples up to a nice, long 6 3/4 inches (172 mm). They're also available in gold.

I'm sometimes asked if this is a reproduction or the real thing? Well, it is not a vintage frame, but the design is the same as the original and they're made by the same manufacturer, so it's hard to call them reproductions when they never stopped making them! The main differences between these frames and the oldies are that the nose pads are clear instead of the old Bakelite / mother of pearl style and that their earliest ones had a single, smooth line engraved into the rims and across the bridge. Otherwise, they're the same frames (frame sizes notwithstanding, of course). Because they're still made it means replacement parts can be had with relative ease, something my vintage frame customers can tell you can be a real challenge. Nice frames, real classics, ready to go!

 
WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES SIDE photo, under 350 kb    WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES SIDE photo, under 350 kb
Skull temples Cable temples (add $7)

 
WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES BACK photo, under 350 kb WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES HINGE photo, under 350 kb WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES TIPS photo, under 350 kb

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Regularly stocked frames and those with a 21 mm bridge
 Frame Sizes: 46 - 21 48 - 21 50 - 21 42 - 21* 44 - 21* 52 - 21* 55 - 21*

Dimensions  

Lens Width:   46 mm
( 1 13/16'' )
48 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
42 mm
( 1 5/8'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
52 mm
( 2 1/16'' )
55 mm
( 2 3/16'' )
Bridge:   21 mm
( 13/16'' )
21 mm
( 13/16'' )
21 mm
( 13/16'' )
21 mm
( 13/16'' )
21 mm
( 13/16'' )
21 mm
( 13/16'' )
21 mm
( 13/16'' )
Temples:   Available in both skull and cable temples and a variety of lengths.
You'll select your temples when adding your frame to your cart.
Hinge to Hinge:   120 mm
( 4 3/4'' )
124 mm
( 4 7/8'' )
129 mm
( 5 1/16'' )
111 mm
( 4 3/8'' )
116 mm
( 4 9/16'' )
133 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
139 mm
( 5 1/2'' )
Lens Height:   44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
45 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
47 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
40 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
42 mm
( 1 5/8'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
53 mm
( 2 1/16'' )
More sizes listed below.
For measurement basics click here.
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 4 to 8 business days.

 

More sizes, 48 through 55
 Frame Sizes: 48 - 19* 48 - 23* 50 - 19* 50 - 23* 52 - 23* 55 - 23*

Dimensions  

Lens Width:   48 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
48 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
52 mm
( 2 1/16'' )
55 mm
( 2 3/16'' )
Bridge:   19 mm
( 3/4'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
19 mm
( 3/4'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
Temples:   Available in both skull and cable temples and a variety of lengths.
You'll select your temples when adding your frame to your cart.
Hinge to Hinge:   121 mm
( 4 3/4'' )
124 mm
( 4 7/8'' )
127 mm
( 5 '' )
132 mm
( 5 3/16'' )
135 mm
( 5 5/16'' )
141 mm
( 5 9/16'' )
Lens Height   45 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
45 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
47 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
47 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
53 mm
( 2 1/16'' )
More sizes listed below.
For measurement basics click here.
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 4 to 8 business days.

 

More sizes, 40 through 46
 Frame Sizes: 40 - 19* 40 - 21* 42 - 19* 44 - 19* 46 - 19* 46 - 23*

Dimensions  

Lens Width:   40 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
40 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
42 mm
( 1 5/8'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
46 mm
( 1 13/16'' )
46 mm
( 1 13/16'' )
Bridge:   19 mm
( 3/4'' )
21 mm
( 13/16'' )
19 mm
( 3/4'' )
19 mm
( 3/4'' )
19 mm
( 3/4'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
Temples:   Available in both skull and cable temples and a variety of lengths.
You'll select your temples when adding your frame to your cart.
Hinge to Hinge:   105 mm
( 4 1/8'' )
107 mm
( 4 3/16'' )
109 mm
( 4 5/16'' )
114 mm
( 4 1/2'' )
118 mm
( 4 5/8'' )
122 mm
( 4 13/16'' )
Lens Height:   38 mm
( 1 1/2'' )
38 mm
( 1 1/2'' )
40 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
42 mm
( 1 5/8'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
For measurement basics click here.
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 4 to 8 business days.

Wire rims are flexible, so lenses can be made to a variety of shapes for this frame. The typical style for this frame is a near-round lens shown in the images. Remember that temples are always measured their full length, hinge to tip, as though they were straightened out. Why? Because they're adjustable, so measurements to the bend vary. Lens and bridge measurements are from lens edge to lens edge. Hinge to hinge is measured from screw to screw.

Ronstrong sunglass clip-ons are now available, newly introduced by Shuron. They come in all Ronsir sizes, complete with very nice grey or brown polarized lenses and a black clamshell case, too. They're quality clip-on frames and it's worth noting that unlike many clip-ons these days, they have an eyewire screw like the old ones always did. This means changing lenses in your clip-on frame a simple proposition, a nice feature. The price shown is for clip-ons purchased with frames. Please don't hesitate to contact me to make arrangements for purchasing clip-ons without a frame.

 
WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES SIDE photo, under 350 kb     WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES SIDE photo, under 350 kb

Optional Clip-Ons  ($72 with frame purchase)
(shown with grey lenses, but brown also available)

Your frames will be very thoroughly inspected before shipment so there are no surprises. It's also worth noting that Shuron frames carry a 1 year warranty. These really are classic frames that great everyday glasses or some very cool sunglasses.

 
WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES SIDE photo, under 350 kb    WIRE VINTAGE EYEGLASSES SIDE photo, under 350 kb
Skull temples Cable temples (add $7)

 

Silver Shuron Ronstrong Ful-Vue    $72
(Optional Clip-ons: polarized grey or brown lenses and case:  $72 with frame purchase)
Item Num Frame SizeTemple selection Optional Grey Lens Clip-On Optional Brown Lens Clip-On Add to Cart
#7220 46 - 21
*
#7173 48 - 21
*
#7224 50 - 21
*
#7213 40 - 19*
**
#7214 40 - 21*
**
#7215 42 - 19*
**
#7216 42 - 21*
**
#7217 44 - 19*
**
#7218 44 - 21*
**
#7219 46 - 19*
**
#7221 46 - 23*
**
#7222 48 - 19*
**
#7289 48 - 23*
**
#7223 50 - 19*
**
#7225 50 - 23*
**
#7226 52 - 21*
**
#7227 52 - 23*
**
#7228 55 - 21*
**
#7229 55 - 23*
**
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 4 to 8 business days.

Cable temple covers to fit these frames can be found here (3.0 heat shrink).

If you have any questions about this pair of glasses or anything else, please don't hesitate to contact me. I try to answer all questions promptly.

 
Mint condition, several sizes, $72
 

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