Vintage Ray Ban B&L Leathers Changeables (transitions) Aviator Sunglasses with gold plated and leather frame, and brown tint glass photochromic lenses that darken in sunlight engraved'BL'(in these photos the lenses appear light because they were not taken in sunlight). Securely dispatched in padded card box postal packaging. Condition: Good vintage condition with some marks on lenses that appear as a small blur. There is a some wear to the leather covering on the top left of frame (see close up photos).Size: At widest point 140mm, lens width 62mm. Regarding Vintage Ray Bans: - From 1937 to 1998 Ray Bans were made by an optics company called Bausch and Lomb in USA and France, hence the'BL'engraving on vintage lenses.
The'Ray Ban'logo printed on the lens only appeared on later models from the 80's onwards, earlier examples with no lens logo printed are still genuine - From 1998 to present day Ray Bans have been made by a company called Luxottica in Italy, lenses inscribed with'RB. L'item "Vintage Ray Ban B&L USA LEATHERS CHANGEABLES AVIATOR Sunglasses gold brown 1980s" est en vente depuis le jeudi 5 novembre 2015. Il est dans la catégorie "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Men's Accessories\Sunglasses & Eyewear\Sunglasses". Le vendeur est "archetypal-designs" et est localisé à/en Cambridge. Cet article peut être livré partout dans le monde.