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New Stock: American Optical “Original Pilot” Aviators!

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We just received a shipment of the classic American Optical Original Pilot aviator sunglasses! Worn by Robert Duvall in his role as Lt. Colonel Kilgore in Apocalypse Now, Robert DeNiro in Taxi Driver, and John Hamm in Mad Men – these frames have become an iconic style and must have. During the 1930’s, American Optical […]


Safety Glasses Required

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The standard safety frame in the 1950 and 60’s was completely customizable with different lens, bridge, and temple options. These frames were typically made out of a safety material that was opaque in its natural state – therefore, able to be dyed into several colours. We here at Opticianado have been collecting these vintage gems and […]