You’ve done the research to best represent your chosen persona. You have studied all of the available information and conversation concerning 19th century topics flows easily. Your clothing is historically accurate, as are weapons, accessories and accoutrements.Your encampment is a vision from the past. Your all set, right? Well, not yet pilgrim!
It’s time to retire those rhinestone studded designer frames, Ray Bans, Wayfarers, modern nondescript rimless frames and anything with adjustable nose pads. You’ve gone this far, don’t stop now. One of the first things a person notices are those very modern ‘eyeglasses’ sitting on your face. Unfortunately, most of the reproduction 19th century eyeglasses available are cheaply made assemblages of modern joints and late 19th century nosepieces with generic temples built to a oval style.
If you are looking for period eyeglasses, or accurate information regarding period eyeglasses, you have just breached the period eyewear stone wall. At Historic EyeWear Company we have created a line of period correct, historically accurate, ophthalmic quality reproduction antique spectacle frames for smart, independent, adventurous men and women who have a strong connection to our American heritage. Suitable for actors, reenactors, filmmakers, costume designers, cowboy action shooters, living historians, docents, artists, musicians, writers, intellectuals, Santas, Steampunkers, students - people who study history, reenact history, make history.
Authentic American Frontier, Victorian Era, Civil War & Old West reproduction spectacle frames in appropriate sizes representing the time period from the mid 1830's through 1880's.