http://www.opticalheritagemuseum.org
Optical Heritage Museum Web Site

Industry Present and Past Historical Resources Page

Eyeglass Frames
 

Optical Heritage Museum Collection - Dr. David Fleishman examines the frames

 

US Presidents and their Eyeglasses

Antiquespectacles.com - Famous people wearing glasses

AO Catalogues for Download:

AO 1931 Gold Filled Spectacle Frames Catalogue

(7mb pdf file)

 

AO Wellsworth 1920 Gold Frames & Materials price list

(2mb pdf file)

 

AO 1935 Gold Filled Spectacle Frames Catalogue

(8mb pdf file)

 

Victory Optical

http://victoryopticalcollection.com/

Download Victory Optical Info (2mb)

 

 


 

Unusual Frames from John Young's COLTS Museum Collection

 

Check out Neil Handleys Fall 2011 Book on Cult Eyewear

(unusual Frames) available on-line

http://www.merrellpublishers.com/?9781858945095

 

 

 

AO Numont Frame Ad from a 1940 AO Vision Magazine

Download this magazine (32mb pdf)

1957 AO Designer Schiaparelli Collection info

 AO frames

Antiquespectacles.com- public_collections

Ocular Heritage Society

http://pincenez1.blogspot.com/

The above is a model the newly erected 20 foot tall AO Frame Sculpture

in tribute to American Optical and its contributions.

Find out more about this project:

http://www.dickwhitney.net/AOSculpture.html

 

Start at a list of Present Frame Companies and their history:

http://www.marchon.com/content.html

http://www.luxottica.com/english/profilo_aziendale/index_keyfacts.html
 

http://www.nouveaueyewear.com/

AO Technical Publications on OHM website 

Lens Materials- History of CR39

 

Lens type/design history

 

Optical Industry Vintage Advertising

 

Lens Companies
 

Lens Equipment

 

Safety Eyewear


Sunglasses

 

Standards / Organizations

 

Links of Interest

Hall of Fame

Main- Industry Heritage

 

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