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CLASSIC BLACK CRISS ALL-AMERICAN FRAMES

$39.00 Several sizes available

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These classic men's black plastic eyeglasses are in mint condition and ready for prescription lenses or sunglasses. The bridge is marked ''ALL-AMERICAN 50[ ]20'' and the arms read ''Criss U.S.A. 6 1/2 NYLON''. The plastic has a nice sheen, very smooth and fresh.

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES ANGLE photo, under 350 kb

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES FRONT photo, under 350 kb

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES DETAIL photo, under 350 kb

Click on a photo for the big picture.

Before any other sport goggles or NBA face masks, there was the Criss All-American! These are the original sport eyeglasses. They're ready for prescription lenses or sunglass lenses and like all Criss frames, they're Nylon, very tough stuff. The bridge is remarkably flexible - no more broken glasses playing basketball or making the play at home plate. Plus, they're made to stay on your head with either the ''riding bow'' temples that curve behind the ear, shown in most the photos here (optional removable elastic back strap, too) or what Criss calls their ''Short Sport'', half-length arms with a built-in elastic head strap. Put on your Chuck Taylor Converse All-Stars and your Criss All-American glasses and take a victory lap around the gymnasium!

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES SIDE photo, under 350 kb PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES BRIDGE BACK photo, under 350 kb
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 Frame Sizes: 50 - 20 53 - 23 50 - 23* 47 - 23* 47 - 20 44 - 23 44 - 20

Dimensions  

Lens Width:   50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
53 mm
( 2 1/16'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
47 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
47 mm
( 1 7/8'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
44 mm
( 1 3/4'' )
Bridge:   20 mm
( 13/16'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
20 mm
( 13/16'' )
23 mm
( 7/8'' )
20 mm
( 13/16'' )
Temples:   You'll select your temples when adding your frame to your cart.
Please see the detailed list of choices toward the bottom of the page.
Hinge to Hinge:   140 mm
( 5 1/2'' )
149 mm
( 5 7/8'' )
143 mm
( 5 5/8'' )
136 mm
( 5 3/8'' )
133 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
129 mm
( 5 1/16'' )
126 mm
( 4 15/16'' )
Full Front Width:   144 mm
( 5 11/16'' )
153 mm
( 6 '' )
147 mm
( 5 13/16'' )
140 mm
( 5 1/2'' )
137 mm
( 5 3/8'' )
133 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
130 mm
( 5 1/8'' )
Lens Height   42 mm
( 1 5/8'' )
46 mm
( 1 13/16'' )
43 mm
( 1 11/16'' )
40 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
40 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
37 mm
( 1 7/16'' )
37 mm
( 1 7/16'' )
For measurement basics click here.
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 5 to 11 business days.

Temples are 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.

The All-American comes in a remarkable variety of colors, including, as you might imagine, RED, WHITE or BLUE rims! They have grey and brown rims, too. The bridge section comes in black, white or tan and the temples come in black, white, red, blue or tan and you can mix and match, too. I don't have all these colors in stock or listed below, but they're available. Please inquire about available color and size combinations.

All frames are thoroughly inspected before leaving the Attic so there are no surprises and your glasses will be in mint condition. They make great sport glasses or some wild sunglasses!

 

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES TIPS photo, under 350 kb

Riding bow with optional strap (add $7)

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES TIPS photo, under 350 kb

Alternative approach: the ''Short Sport'' temples and strap (add $7)
One size only - adjustable length strap.
Very popular!!
 

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES HINGE photo, under 350 kb PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES BACK photo, under 350 kb
Click on a photo for the big picture. 
Black All-American   $39
Item Num Frame SizeTemple selection Add to Cart
#7325 50 - 20
#7550 53 - 23
#7549 50 - 23 *
#7548 47 - 23 *
#7547 47 - 20
#7546 44 - 23
#7545 44 - 20
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 5 to 11 business days.

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, $49
Black All-American #7325
 

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