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CLASSIC SHURON RONSIR GOLDEN BRIAR COMBINATIONS

$75  Available in many sizes

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

These classic Shuron Ronsir golden briar gold combination frames are brand new, mint condition and ready for prescription or sunglass lenses. The frames shown in the photos are size 50-22, marked ''50 22'' on the bridge, ''50'' 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!

 
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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, is anything different from the Shuron Ronsir 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 those minor differences, they really are pretty much the same as they've always been! Great glasses, top notch!

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

Dimensions  

Lens Width:   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'' )
50 mm
( 1 15/16'' )
Bridge:   20 mm
( 13/16'' )
22 mm
( 7/8'' )
24 mm
( 15/16'' )
20 mm
( 13/16'' )
22 mm
( 7/8'' )
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'' )
150 mm
( 6'' )
150 mm
( 6'' )
150 mm
( 6'' )
Hinge to Hinge:   125 mm
( 4 15/16'' )
126 mm
( 4 15/16'' )
127 mm
( 5 '' )
128 mm
( 5 1/16'' )
129 mm
( 5 1/16'' )
132 mm
( 5 3/16'' )
Full Front Width:   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'' )
144 mm
( 5 11/16'' )
Lens Height   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'' )
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 - 22* 46 - 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'' )
46 mm
( 1 13/16'' )
Bridge:   20 mm
( 13/16'' )
22 mm
( 7/8'' )
24 mm
( 15/16'' )
20 mm
( 13/16'' )
22 mm
( 7/8'' )
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'' )
145 mm
( 5 3/4'' )
Hinge to Hinge:   118 mm
( 4 5/8'' )
119 mm
( 4 11/16'' )
121 mm
( 4 3/4'' )
121 mm
( 4 3/4'' )
122 mm
( 4 7/8'' )
123 mm
( 4 7/8'' )
Full Front Width:   130 mm
( 5 1/8'' )
132 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
133 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
133 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
134 mm
( 5 1/4'' )
135 mm
( 5 5/16'' )
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'' )
39 mm
( 1 9/16'' )
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: In the golden briar, I stock the standard adult men's temple length of 5 3/4 inches (145 mm) in both the ''Taper'' and the ''Slipper'' styles shown below. All the other sizes are available promptly. 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 came just a little later. 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!

 
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''Taper'' style temple ''Slipper'' style temple
(shown in black, available in golden briar, no problem!)
   
Ronsir Relaxo side photo, under 250 kb Ronsir Aztec side photo, under 250 kb
''Relaxo'' cable temples
(shown in black, available in golden briar, 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, tortoise, Cordova (a dark red), mocha and other wood grained briar patterns so popular during the 1950s: grey briar and black briar.

These are true classics, brand new, mint condition. They make great everyday glasses or some very cool sunglasses.
Frame #7406 angle photo, under 250 kb
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Ronsir Zyl Golden Briar   $75
(For gold-rimmed Ronsir clip-on sunglasses, please see tortoise/gold Ronsir page.)
Item Num Frame SizeTemple selection
For measurement basics click here.
Add to Cart
#7446 44 - 20*
#7447 44 - 22*
#7448 44 - 24*
#7449 46 - 20*
#7450 46 - 22*
#7451 46 - 24*
#7452 48 - 20*
#7453 48 - 22*
#7454 48 - 24*
#7455 50 - 20*
#7406 50 - 22
#7456 50 - 24*
Sizes marked (*) are not stocked, but readily available. Please allow an added 4 to 8 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. 

Ronsir Zyl Golden Briar #7406
 

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