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CLASSIC ANGLO AMERICAN GROUCHO BLACK ROUND FRAMES

$205.00 

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These classic Anglo American ''Groucho'' frames in black are brand new and ready for prescription lenses or sunglasses. The temples are marked ''Anglo American Optical Frame England ce BLK grey 33-30'' and the glasses are otherwise unmarked.

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PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES FRONT photo, under 350 kb

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These are contemporary frames from a great maker, Anglo American Optical, in business in England since the late 1800s. This is their ''Groucho'' model, a frame that harkens back to the oldest tortoise shell frames. These are plastic, what's called Zyl in the optical trade and they're well-made frames. The wide bridge helps to place the smaller lenses directly in front of your pupils and the long hinge extensions help to get those temples around the side of one's head. The hinges are of the European, three barrel variety and note the great finish at the temple tips, a nice feature. Great frames, ready to go!

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Dimensions

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Lens Width 1 5/16 "   33 mm  
Bridge 1 3/16 "   30 mm  
Temple 5 3/4"   145 mm  
Hinge to Hinge 4 5/8 "   118 mm  
Full Front Width5 "   127 mm  
Lens Height 1 5/16 "   33 mm  
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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.

I'm occasionally asked if these are authentic Anglo American frames and yes, they really are. They carry the manufacturer warranty. These frames are also available in white and several shades of tortoise and can be had with non-prescription, dark grey sunglass lenses. I'm thorough about condition and all my frames are thoroughly inspected before leaving the Attic so there are no surprises. These frames are ready to go and will make great everyday glasses or some very cool sunglasses.

 
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PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES HINGE photo, under 350 kb

 

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Item Num Item Name Price Add to cart
# 7520
Anglo Groucho BLK 33-30 #7520 $205.00

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, size: 33-30-145, $205
Anglo Groucho BLK 33-30 #7520
 

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