Discussion in ‘ Metalware ‘ started by billyd3us , Jun 19, Log in or Sign up. Antiques Board. Antique eyeglasses hallmark Discussion in ‘ Metalware ‘ started by billyd3us , Jun 19, I have these old eyeglasses I used to wear, but want to know the maker or hallamrk, anyone know this mark? Thank You. Joshua Brown likes this. I haven’t any help in IDing the maker of these glasses. Following are links to a site with info on dating, etc
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Consider your less-than-perfect vision a blessing; your frames can act as an extension of your personal style. But it can be really hard to find glasses as special as you are! People turn to vintage clothes to escape from the monotony of mass-produced fashion, so why not choose vintage eyeglass frames? But before you hand over your credit card number, ask some questions!
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These classic gold brown rim round Windsor antique eyeglasses are in excellent condition and ready for prescription lenses or sunglasses. The AO mark means the frames are 12 karat gold-filled, as were most from the period. Click on a photo for the big picture. This is a traditional American Optical Windsor model frame, likely dating from the middle to later s. The rim covers are a traditional chestnut brown and the temples are probably original to the frames, this based on the fine caps at each tip and the fine cable diameter.
The striking detail about this particular pair is the bridge, adjusted into a unique curl by a jeweler or optician with a nice touch. This adjustment allowed for a broader bridge to be narrowed and in an attractive, creative way. Nice touch on some great frames, ready to go! The hinges are nice and tight and the bridge is smooth and clean. These frames are in excellent condition.
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This is a small “eyewear museum”, which is also a shop with a diverse collection of antique, modern and above all vintage frames, both from the view and from the sun. Giorgio the owner is an optician and started collecting glasses long-time ago, adding extreme and niche vintage eyeglasses to the shop that was opened by his father in Collectors and avant-garde shops from all around the world is visiting this location for inspiration or searching for that special frame….
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In a social content, spectacles were a label of keen intellect which began at the time of 15th century blue-blooded nobility. Many 18th century gentlemen purchased and wore spectacles who could not read, and vainly created a false badge of rank. This connection of brain-power with spectacles continues to this day. Spectacles are found in endless variety which will overwhelm a beginning collector who is not focused on a specific collecting area.
Spectacles add a fitting period detail accessory for antiques or Revolutionary and Civil War collectors. A small collection which illustrates an evolution of eye glasses makes a fascinating display for the ophthalmic professional. Amazingly, temples did not show up on spectacles until the beginning of the 18th century. The earliest antique spectacles in regular use, made of wood or leather with a riveted center pivot, date to the 15th and 16th centuries and are documented by woodcuts and paintings from the period.
The “Nuremberg” type a German city known for skilled workmanship and “cheap” goods , were made in considerable quantity during the 17th and 18th centuries of a continuous copper wire frame with round lenses.
As early as the 11th century, convex pieces of glass known as reading stones were used as desk accessories. By the 15th century, spectacles were being made in Italy, Germany and the Netherlands, to be exported across Europe. However, they continued to be uncomfortable and inconvenient until the development of side-arms in the late 18th century.
Reading spectacles appeared at the end of the 13th century in Italy and were Lovely Antique Pair Edwardian 9ct Solid Gold Framed Wire Rim Spectacles w.
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