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CLASSIC SHURON RONSIR TORTOISE COMBINATIONS

$75  Available in many sizes

** Clip-on Sunglasses Now Available - click here to see example **    Ordering  Measurements

These classic Shuron Ronsir tortoise on gold combination frames are brand new, mint condition and ready for prescription or sunglass lenses. The frames shown in the photos are a 46-22 frame, marked ''46 22'' on the bridge, ''46'' on the frame and ''SHURON USA RONSIR 5 3/4'' on the temples. Other size frames are marked the same way, each according to their sizes. The temples shown are the Shuron ''Taper'' style, but please note that there are several other styles of temples available, too!

 
Frame #7174 angle photo, under 250 kb Frame #7174 angle photo, under 250 kb Frame #7174 angle photo, under 250 kb

Click on a photo for the big picture.

These are brand new, though made pretty much just like they've made them back since the 1950s and I have to tell you, they really are well-made glasses. (This is from someone who handles mostly vintage frames from the golden age of American craftsmanship, so I really have seen some of the best frames ever made, or at least I like to think so!) The finish on the new Ronsir frames is always well-done, the screws are cooperative and the plastic is tough stuff. They do a good job on the little details, too, no dangling plastic machine fragments or big solder blobs I sometimes see on contemporary frames. 

So, since these are brand new, what is different from Shuron Ronsir frames of yesteryear? The nose pads changed from bakelite / mother of pearl back in the late Forties, so they've been using clear ones for a long time. The nose pad fittings were recently changed, making it much simpler to find replacement pads. Besides that, they really are pretty much the same as they've always been! Great glasses, brand new, mint condition!

Frame #7174 angle photo, under 250 kb Frame #7174 angle photo, under 250 kb

Click on a photo for the big picture. 

 
 Frame Sizes: 46 - 22* 48 - 20* 48 - 22 48 - 24* 50 - 20* 50 - 22

Dimensions  

Lens Width:   46 mm
( 1 13/16'' )
48 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
48 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
48 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
Bridge:   22 mm
( 7/8'' )
20 mm
( 13/16'' )
22 mm
( 7/8'' )
24 mm
( 15/16'' )
20 mm
( 13/16'' )
22 mm
( 7/8'' )
Temples:  
(You'll choose your length, but the typical length is listed here)
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
150 mm
( 6 '' )
150 mm
( 6 '' )
Hinge to Hinge:   122 mm
( 4 7/8'' )
125 mm
( 4 15/16'' )
126 mm
( 4 15/16'' )
127 mm
( 5 '' )
128 mm
( 5 1/16'' )
129 mm
( 5 1/16'' )
Full Front Width:   134 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
137 mm
( 5 3/8'' )
139 mm
( 5 1/2'' )
140 mm
( 5 1/2'' )
139 mm
( 5 1/2'' )
141 mm
( 5 9/16'' )
Lens Height   39 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
42 mm
( 1 5/8'' )
42 mm
( 1 5/8'' )
42 mm
( 1 5/8'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
More sizes 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

 Frame Sizes: 44 - 20* 44 - 22* 44 - 24* 46 - 20* 46 - 24* 50 - 24*

Dimensions  

Lens Width:   44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
46 mm
( 1 13/16'' )
46 mm
( 1 13/16'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
Bridge:   20 mm
( 13/16'' )
22 mm
( 7/8'' )
24 mm
( 15/16'' )
20 mm
( 13/16'' )
24 mm
( 15/16'' )
24 mm
( 15/16'' )
Temples:  
(You'll choose your length, but the typical length is listed here)
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
150 mm
( 6 '' )
Hinge to Hinge:   118 mm
( 4 5/8'' )
119 mm
( 4 11/16'' )
121 mm
( 4 3/4'' )
121 mm
( 4 3/4'' )
123 mm
( 4 7/8'' )
132 mm
( 5 3/16'' )
Full Front Width:   130 mm
( 5 1/8'' )
132 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
133 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
136 mm
( 5 3/8'' )
135 mm
( 5 5/16'' )
144 mm
( 5 11/16'' )
Lens Height   38 mm
( 1 1/2'' )
38 mm
( 1 1/2'' )
38 mm
( 1 1/2'' )
39 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
39 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
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.

 

Largest Sizes

 Frame Sizes: 52 - 22 52 - 24* 54 - 22* 54 - 24
Lens Width:   52 mm
( 2 1/16'' )
52 mm
( 2 1/16'' )
54 mm
( 2 1/8'' )
54 mm
( 2 1/8'' )
Bridge:   22 mm
( 7/8'' )
24 mm
( 15/16'' )
22 mm
( 7/8'' )
24 mm
( 15/16'' )
Temples:  
(You'll choose your length, but the typical length is listed here)
158 mm
( 6 1/4'' )
158 mm
( 6 1/4'' )
165 mm
( 6 1/2'' )
very long
165 mm
( 6 1/2'' )
very long
Hinge to Hinge:   134 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
135 mm
( 5 5/16'' )
138 mm
( 5 7/16'' )
139 mm
( 5 1/2'' )
Full Front Width:   146 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
147 mm
( 5 13/16'' )
151 mm
( 5 15/16'' )
152 mm
( 5 15/16'' )
Lens Height   45 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
45 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
48 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
48 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
For measurement basics click here.
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 4 to 8 business days.

Temples are measured to 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.

 

TEMPLES: I stock the standard adult men's temple length of 5 3/4 inches (145 mm) and the slightly longer 6 inch (150 mm) in both the ''Taper'' and the ''Slipper'' styles shown below. The Slipper style is associated with earlier models of the Ronsir and other makers also used the same style early on in the history of combination frames. The Taper style is more of a 1950s development. The  5 1/2 inch (140 mm) and a very long 6 1/4 inch (158 mm) are available on order with my usual quick turnaround. There are also cable temples, one called the ''Relaxo'' and similar in shape to the ''Slipper'' and an all-metal cable temple Shuron calls the ''Aztec''. The photos do show them in silver, but for the tortoise frames, they come in gold to match the rims and bridge!

 
Frame #7174 angle photo, under 250 kb Frame #7174 side photo, under 250 kb
''Taper'' style temple ''Slipper'' style temple
(shown in black but ready to go in tortoise, no problem!)
   
Ronsir Relaxo side photo, under 250 kb Ronsir Aztec side photo, under 250 kb
''Relaxo'' cable temples
(shown in black, available in tortoise, no problem)
(add $25 for these instead of skull temples)
''Aztec'' cable temples
(shown in silver, available in gold, no problem)
(add $25 for these instead of skull temples)

 

COLORS: They come in other colors, too: black, mocha, Cordova and several faux woodgrain patterns so popular during the Fifties: black briar, gray briar and golden briar.

These are true classics in brand new, mint condition. They make great everyday glasses or some very cool sunglasses.

 

Frame #7174 angle photo, under 250 kb

Frame #7174 angle photo, under 250 kb

Click on a photo for the big picture.

   
Shuron Ronsir Tortoise   $75
(Optional Clip-ons: polarized grey or brown lenses and case:  $76 with frame purchase)

(Click link to see an example of Ronsir clip-on sunglasses. The clip-ons below have gold rims to match the gold rims of the frames.)
Item Num Frame SizeTemple selection
For measurement basics click here.
Optional Clip-on Brown Lens** Optional Clip-on 
Grey Lens**
Add to Cart
#7174 46 - 22*
* *
#7346 48 - 22
* *
#7349 50 - 22
* *
#7340 44 - 20*
* *
#7341 44 - 22*
* *
#7342 44 - 24*
* *
#7343 46 - 20*
* *
#7344 46 - 24*
* *
#7345 48 - 20*
* *
#7347 48 - 24*
* *
#7348 50 - 20*
* *
#7350 50 - 24*
* *
#8107 52 - 22
**
#8108 52 - 24*
**
#8109 54 - 22*
**
#8110 54 - 24
**
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 4 to 8 business days.
** Clip-on sunglasses marked non-stock (*) may require an added 5 to 10 business days.
For measurement basics click here.

 

If you have any questions about frame size, color or temples or any other questions at all, please don't hesitate to email. I try to answer all questions promptly. 

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