Vintage Bausch & Lomb P3 Rounds 12k GF Ful Vue Sunglasses
Vintage B&L Bausch & Lomb P-3 Rounds 12k GF Ful Vue sunglasses c 1940s were one of the very earliest styles ever produced by Bausch & Lomb, an intricately etched gold frame that looks great with the equally early B&L green mineral glass lenses, the 3nd shade of Ray Ban Glass which block about 70% of visible light and 100% of UV. You can't beat the quality of these early B&L12k gold filled Ful Vue sunglasses, where Ful Vue refers to the hinge blocks being mounted higher on the frame so as to not spoil peripheral vision and the 12k GF refers to the fact that 1/10 of the metal in the frame is 12k gold and of course all on the exterior plating. Note the intricate and precise etching that evokes workmanship you just don't see today, extending across the entire front frame and nose bridge and down both gold plated ear stems. The unisex 12k GF Ful Vue frame measures approximately 4.65" temple to temple, and the lenses measure approximately 1.675" x 1.5" at the widest points. The rear of the nose bridge is impressed B&L 1/10 12k GF Ful Vue and both gold plated ear stems are impressed B&L 1/10 12k GF. Rare.

Item VS1493 / Price: SOLD

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