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Ray Ban Original Wayfarer Green Plkastic Frame 50mm Sunglasses RB2140-50-1140

Availability: Out of stock
SKU: RB2140-50-1140
Delivery date: 1-2 days
$165.00

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DETAILS
Plastic frame - Glass lens - non-polarized - Lens width: 50 millimeters - 2" high - MODEL: RB2140 Original Wayfarer - COLOR: 1140 Green/Texture Surf (B-15XLT Lens) - SIZE: 50mm - 22mm - 150mm (millimeters) - GENDER: Unisex. Made in Italy
Products specifications
Manufacturer Item RB2140-50-1140
Brand Ray-Ban
ABOUT BRAND

Ray-Bans were created in 1937. Some years earlier, Lieutenant John MacCready returned from a balloon flying adventure and complained that the sun had permanently damaged his eyes. He contacted Bausch & Lomb asking them to create sunglasses that would provide protection and also look elegant. On May 7, 1937, Bausch & Lomb took out the patent. The prototype, known as Anti-Glare, had an extremely light frame weighing 150 grams. They were made of gold-plated metal with green lenses made of mineral glass to filter out infrared and ultraviolet rays. Pilots in the United States Army Air Corps immediately adopted the sunglasses. The Ray-Ban Aviator became a well-known style of sunglasses when General Douglas MacArthur landed on the beach in the Philippines in World War II, and photographers snapped several pictures of him wearing them.