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Authentic Aviator Sunglasses

$149.00

Price: $149.00

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These are the classic aviator sunglasses, and the only ones handcrafted to military specifications. Originally issued to U.S. Navy pilots and aircrew, NASA astronauts, and the legendary Blue Angels beginning in 1977. Scratch-resistant, UVA- and UVB-resistant gray lenses are noted for their true color reception. The unique bayonet temples are designed to fit under a helmet, making them just as comfortable with any hat. Hand-polished 24-karat gold-plated frames with virtually unbreakable solder joints.

Made in U.S.A. 5 1/2''W x 1 3/4''H.

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Authentic Aviator Sunglasses
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (9)
  • Comfortable (9)
  • Adequate tint (8)
  • Good protection (8)
  • Lightweight (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Driving (9)
    • Casual wear (8)
    • Travel (8)
    • At the beach (5)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        82% 

        (9 reviews)

        Feels too large

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Classic style (5), Comfort-oriented (5), Practical (5), Stylish (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    EXCELLENT

    My Dad served in the air force and his air force glasses were the only sunglasses he would ever wear. He lost them a few years ago and when I saw these I know...Read complete review

    My Dad served in the air force and his air force glasses were the only sunglasses he would ever wear. He lost them a few years ago and when I saw these I know he had to have them!! He was so happy when he opened them and couldn't believe I had found them. They are excellent quality and craftsmanship, I am very very pleased, and my Dad was ecstatic. Perfect!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Be careful with the size

    There is no choice of size in NG website, and there is no mention during my purchase what size NG is going to send me. The overcome is the glasses I received is too...Read complete review

    There is no choice of size in NG website, and there is no mention during my purchase what size NG is going to send me. The overcome is the glasses I received is too small for my head.
    I noticed from the manufacturer's website that they did offer 3 different sizes to suit different head size. The bigger one should fit me better.
    The worse thing is that NG team is not able to get me the answer until now regarding the size of the glasses that I received. Unacceptable service.

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    5.0

    I loved this product and my friends also

    By Sky

    from Riyadh Saudi Arabia

    About Me Modern, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Driving
      • Travel

      Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

      Great product and I recommend it to my friends to enjoy the wonderful design

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      bought 4 pair 3 to give as presents

      By Snow

      from New Zealand

      About Me Comfort-Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adequate Tint
      • Attractive Design
      • Comfortable
      • Good Polarization
      • Good Protection
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear
        • Driving
        • Travel

        Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

        After buying my own pr-liked and bought 3 more pr for family,all very pleased with product.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        EXCELLENT

        By melissacurls

        from TX

        About Me Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adequate Tint
        • Attractive Design
        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Good Protection
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • At The Beach
          • Driving
          • Travel

          Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

          My Dad served in the air force and his air force glasses were the only sunglasses he would ever wear. He lost them a few years ago and when I saw these I know he had to have them!! He was so happy when he opened them and couldn't believe I had found them. They are excellent quality and craftsmanship, I am very very pleased, and my Dad was ecstatic. Perfect!

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Aviator Sunglasses - Perfect!

          By Paul Smith

          from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

          About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adequate Tint
          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Good Polarization
          • Good Protection
          • Lightweight
          • Scratch Resistant

          Cons

          • No Complaints What-so-eve

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear
          • Driving
          • Travel

          Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

          I have ordered many prodcts from the National Geographic Store and I have been very satisfied with all of them. Thank you!

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Good design and detail

          By Joe

          from Perth Australia

          About Me Classic, Modern, Practical, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adequate Tint
          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Good Polarization
          • Good Protection
          • Lightweight
          • Scratch Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • At The Beach
            • Casual Wear
            • Driving
            • Special Occasions
            • Travel

            Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

            I would use the product for driving and at work.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            A lifesaver!!

            By Bev, the problem solver

            from Farmington, New Mexico

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adequate Tint
            • Attractive Design
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Good Polarization
            • Good Protection
            • Lightweight
            • Scratch Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

                i purchased them for my husband, who has really been feeling the effects of macular degeneration. . light sensitivity, etc. He uses them all the time and they are comfortable for him and really help with the glare. He brags about them to everyone he sees.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                TOO SMALL

                By DKE

                from Timmins, Ontario, Canada

                About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Thses are not men's size
                  • Too Small

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

                    The aviator glasses were too small. I suggest they be advertised for children, women or small framed men!

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels too small
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Pair Of Sunglasses

                    By KayZ

                    from Australia

                    About Me Career

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adequate Tint
                    • Attractive Design
                    • Comfortable
                    • Durable
                    • Good Polarization
                    • Good Protection
                    • Lightweight
                    • Scratch Resistant

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Athletics
                      • At The Beach
                      • Casual Wear
                      • Driving
                      • Special Occasions
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

                      They are a really great pair of sunglasses fit for any occasion, but a bit more care should be taken in the sizing, mine fit perfectly but wouldnt fit a close friend of mine.

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      Be careful with the size

                      By Eugene

                      from Hong Kong

                      About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Stylish

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Adequate Tint
                      • Attractive Design
                      • Good Polarization
                      • Good Protection

                      Cons

                      • Too Small
                      • Uncomfortable

                      Best Uses

                      • At The Beach
                      • Casual Wear
                      • Driving
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

                      There is no choice of size in NG website, and there is no mention during my purchase what size NG is going to send me. The overcome is the glasses I received is too small for my head.
                      I noticed from the manufacturer's website that they did offer 3 different sizes to suit different head size. The bigger one should fit me better.
                      The worse thing is that NG team is not able to get me the answer until now regarding the size of the glasses that I received. Unacceptable service.

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels too small
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Good Product

                      By Bike rider

                      from Florida

                      About Me Classic, Stylish

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • At The Beach
                        • Casual Wear
                        • Driving

                        Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

                        Sports , Driving

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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