Vintage Round Black Eyeglasses 1920s Retro Lloyd Antique Frames
antique eyeglass frames. These are from the early 1900's. The lenses can be replaced with your prescription lenses. Check out our ebay store or a nice selection of Tortoiseshell eyeglass frames as well as many different vintage styles.
are previously worn frames, light wear and tear is
expected. We have inspected them to make sure they are fully functional, screws and hinges work, can take your prescription lenses and are suitable for daily use.
Width between hinges: 4 3/4 inches
Length: 5 1/2 inches
This is a medium sized pair.
Vintage frames tend to run small. They were worn much closer to the face than
today's frames. Please make sure this size will work for you before ordering.
This style of vintage eyeglass frames started
appearing sometime in the early 1900's. The European made frames were generally
made of real tortoiseshell while the
American made frames were made of Bakelite and other types of plastic. The
color usually was tortoise, black or a deep dark brown. They are loosely based on the Windsor style but with a
heavier look due to their thicker frames. Made popular by the actor Harold Lloyd
who wore them in his famous 1917 film Over
the fence and in every one of his
film's since. Some give him credit as being the first person to make it
fashionable to wear eyeglasses. For some reason we don't see many of this style