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CLASSIC VINTAGE BLACK B&L PLASTIC FRAMES

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These classic men's black plastic vintage eyeglasses are in excellent condition and ready for prescription lenses or sunglasses. The frame is marked ''B&L 48-22'' and the arms read ''B&L 5 3/4 SAFETY''. The plastic has a nice sheen with no cracks, crazing or discoloration and the rivets shine bright.

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES ANGLE photo, under 350 kb PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES FRONT photo, under 350 kb PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES DETAIL photo, under 350 kb
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Great frames from Bausch and Lomb, probably made in the 1950s. These are the traditional B&L safety glasses, the ''plus'' rivets on the front and the well known B&L ''dash'' rivets on the side. They have a keyhole bridge with deep bridge tabs, those stylish batwing temples and nice, tight five barrel hinges. Super pair of frames, ready to go!

PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES SIDE photo, under 350 kb PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES BRIDGE BACK photo, under 350 kb
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Dimensions

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Metric

Lens Width 1 7/8 "   48 mm  
Bridge 7/8 "   22 mm  
Temple 5 3/4"   145 mm  
Hinge to Hinge 5 3/16 "   132 mm  
Full Front Width5 9/16 "   141 mm  
Lens Height 1 5/8 "   41 mm  
For measurement basics click here.

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 will vary based on maker and adjustment. Lens and bridge measurements are from lens edge to lens edge. Hinge to hinge is measured from screw to screw.

I describe any flaws found while cleaning, but there are no problems to report with this pair. I'm thorough about condition so there are no surprises and these glasses are in excellent condition. They'll make great everyday glasses or some very cool sunglasses.

 
PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES BACK photo, under 350 kb PLASTIC VINTAGE EYEGLASSES HINGE photo, under 350 kb
n Click on a photo for the big picture. 
Item Num Item Name Price Add to cart
# 8206
Black B&L Plastic 48-22 #8206 SOLD SOLD

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.

 
 

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