Persol Ratti 850 Yellow Tortoise Shell Sunglasses
1 Vintage Persol 850 sunglasses feature an eye catching yellow tortoise shell Italian frame with deep rich colors of yellow and black that really draw the eye. The Persol 850 features subtle curves that make this a good choice as both men's and women's sunglasses, and the yellow tortoise shell looks great combined with the brown Persol mineral glass lenses. These Persol Ratti 850 sunglasses were produced in Persol's Ratti manufactury reserved for their highest quality production and feature the Meflecto system unique to vintage Persol sunglasses. The Persol Meflecto system system consists of tiny cylinders inserted by a craftsman process into the ear stems to render them flexible, thereby assuring maximum comfort and snugness of fit. Persol marketing literature from the period notes that the Meflecto system offers "excellent functionality and perfect fitting to the wearer's face" along with a "smart design and exceptional solidity of construction". The unisex Persol 850 frame measures approximately 5.675" temple to temple, and the lenses measure approximately 2.0" x 1.75" at the widest points with both lenses laser etched with the round Persol mark at the upper outside corners. You'll find the trademark Persol silver arrow hinges that decorate both ear stems, and the inside of one stem is marked 140 80 Ratti Made in Italy while the inside of the other stem is marked Persol 850 51 [] 22.

Item VS1947-1 / Price: SOLD

2 Step up another level beyond our already unequaled vintage condition standards with new old stock Persol 850 yellow tortoise shell sunglasses in mint, unworn condition.

Item VS1947-2 / Price: $465.00


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