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Authentic Aviator Sunglasses

$149.00

Price: $149.00

Item#:1073497

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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 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (10)
  • Comfortable (10)
  • Adequate tint (9)
  • Good protection (9)
  • Lightweight (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

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

         

        Feels true to size

         

        83% 

        (10 reviews)

        Feels too large

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Classic style (6), Comfort-oriented (6), Practical (6), Stylish (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9), Yes (3)

    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 12 customers

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    5.0

    Absolutely top quality!

    By Mary

    from Savannah, GA

    About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Authentic Aviator Sunglasses:

        My husband is thrilled. These glasses are distortion-free., He can wear them indoors, i.e. shopping,etc. No wonder they came with such high references.

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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

                          (9 of 9 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

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