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    Posted 4 years ago

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    My wife handed me these and said what are they. I have no idea so I am leaving it to you guys. My guess is some kind of special children glasses. on one side of the nose piece it has Wide B&L stamp on it and the other side has central

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 4 years ago
      I believe these were industrial safety glasses.
    2. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Not for children-- I know these well.

      They are prescription glasses for wear with a military protective mask. A real pain to wear for any extended time, as they never seemed to sit correctly after a quick mask don.

    3. rrrohde, 4 years ago
      Thanks Scott that helps a lot! Can you date them.
    4. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      I wore the same type in the 1990s-- not sure how long they had been around. Now they are plastic.

      Forgot the exact name in my first post, but they are called "optical inserts".

    5. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 4 years ago
      I sent the image to my son who is in the army. They should have a nomenclature number on them if they are military. If anyone knows please post it. My son collects older military items and I would like to pass it along. I never saw these except in industrial settings.
    6. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      Here is a pair with original box:

    7. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 4 years ago
      Thanks Scott. I passed the link along.
    8. rrrohde, 4 years ago
      Thanks Scott your where a great help!!

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