Köln Optik Genuine Irish Horn Vintage Sunglasses New Unworn Deadstock
Made in West Germany in the 1970s
Frame and lenses are in perfect new old stock condition.
A truly presidential frame. This piece of art combines all the skill and knowledge of luxury eyewear making with the most precious natural material: genuine Irish buffalo horn. It was produced by Köln Optik for Ottico Michel, a legendary optician from the city of Lugano, Switzerland. Köln Optik manufactured this unique, one of a kind piece from beautiful marbled Irish horn. The shape and geometry are typical of the 1970s in West Germany and resemble the classic Cazal 600 series designs that were created around the same time and place.
Color: Black Irish horn with white and grey accents.
Genuine buffalo horn is a very sturdy natural material, If you want to adjust the frame please do it with an optician that knows how to handle horn. It has properties that differ from acetate or metal, yet when it is handled properly it can last longer than eyewear made from artificial materials. If the frame should ever lose some of its shine or develop patina, simply wipe the frame with a small amount of oil or fat. They will look like new.
Dark grey lenses with 100% UV protection.
Size Medium to Large
Front width from temple to temple: 142mm / 5.48 inches
Temple length: 140mm
Including FPOS hardcase.
1-3 business days
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