Sunglasses 1955 Unisex, Black

Sunglasses 1955 Unisex, Black
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    General Information

    Classic. With black frame

    Black frames are the base of every shape at Mapleton. Here comes one such basic model, inspired by 1950s eyewear. The Category 3 plastic lenses protect against glare in almost any situation with their strong tint, even on water surfaces, at the beach or in the mountains.

    Glasses. Handmade in Germany

    Mapleton is the Hamburg-based eyewear label of Klaus Stiegemeyer and Florian Baron. Both are lovers of distinctive eyewear. In their search for the right frames, however, they repeatedly came up against limits, as shape and workmanship were rarely on a par. Without further ado, therefore, they decided to make their own eyewear, which they find completely convincing from the design to the handcrafted production. The shapes are classic, based on designs from the 1930s to the 1990s, and at the same time up to date - at Mapleton they say "Vintage Contemporary". Florian Baron explains it this way: "We have rummaged through the decades and gathered a pool of reference eyewear. The frames are based on the respective models. However, we make a point of locating the form in the present and dusting it off." The materials are also tried and true: Cellulose acetate and brass are used. Produced is purely by hand in a manufactory in southern Germany: it takes more than 50 steps to complete a single pair of glasses.

    Product Information

    Article Number 209507

      Lens width 50 mm, lens height 40 mm, glasses width 140 mm, bridge width 10 mm, temple length 135 mm. Weight 35 g. Frame made of cellulose acetate. Lenses plastic (filter category 3). Supplied with case and glasses cleaning cloth.
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