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  • I've found them.
    Available in green and purple. I've just received my purple ones and they look the absolute b*llocks.
    http://www.atomretro.com/product_info.cfm?product_id=24287&d=ma...
    You're welcome ;)
    MADCAP ENGLAND McGuinn 60s Mod Psychedelic Granny Glasses Green
    - Madcap England 'McGuinn' 1960s psychedelic Granny Glasses in green. - Retro psychedelic colour po
    • Sorry to be contrary but I ordered a pair of these just for the hell of it and sent them back. Very cheap plasticky quality. I actually have a pair of gunmetal framed gray lenses from Randolph Engineering in a similar size and shape but much more robust and with spring himges called 'Elite' - I had a look on the website and they don't seem to be there so may be discontinued but worth searching for.
      MADCAP ENGLAND McGuinn 60s Mod Psychedelic Granny Glasses Green
      - Madcap England 'McGuinn' 1960s psychedelic Granny Glasses in green. - Retro psychedelic colour po
    • Shame you didn't think much of them, for their price I thought they were pretty authentic. After years of trying to get something similar I jumped at the chance. I think McGuinn et al wore 'pat boone' (yes, that pat boone) sunglasses in the sixties. They are very hard to come by now.
      MADCAP ENGLAND McGuinn 60s Mod Psychedelic Granny Glasses Green
      - Madcap England 'McGuinn' 1960s psychedelic Granny Glasses in green. - Retro psychedelic colour po
  • Got a couple of pairs of these but they are slightly different. They have a black fold over visor and were made in Japan 65/66. If you watch the beginning of the Beatles 'Penny Lane' video, Paul hands John an identical pair that he puts on.

  • They are called 'Ben Franklin' glasses and were also worn by Roger McGuinn from The Byrds.  I was lucky enough to purchase an original pair of these shades from a seller in the US via Ebay.  I've never actually seen them for sale before and I'm really pleased with the condition considering they are originals from the sixties.

    • Wow! Not my style but great for being orig. 60s. Nice find.

    • There's a bloke in the North Laines in Brighton selling similar to that, copies obviously

    • Those ones are very nice and cheers for the name! If you don't mind me asking, how much were they?

    • I don't think the seller realised their true worth and I purchased them for $35 including shipping to the UK. 

    • Try this thread from last year
      http://www.themodgeneration.com/forum/topics/rick-buckler-sunglasse...
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