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Neil - Handmade Custom Design

RS0887

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  • Our first gent's commission, meet Neil. Taking inspiration from Michael Caines eyewear, and vintage Oliver Goldsmith frames, we came up with this unique design.This frame has been handmade in England by a master craftsman, using the highest quality products, and traditional manufacturing techniques. The front is made of polished black acetate which features a keyhole bridge. The front curves round to the temples and has three silver pin head rivets. The temples are a matte finished brown mottle which also have the three silver pin head rivets. Seven barrel hinges secure the temples. We have made this frame large, as we often get requests for bigger frames. The frame is incredibly comfortable and the quality is evident when trying on the frame. We can alter the size or colour of this frame if required with our bespoke frames at no additional cost. 

    All spectacles supplied with a brand new spectacle case and a Retro Spectacle microfibre cleaning cloth.

    Prescription lenses available with this frame.

  • Lens Width: 59mm
    Lens Depth: 47mm
    Bridge Width: 18mm
    Temple Width: 140mm

    Temple Length: 140mm

Size Guide and Frame Measurments


It is important when purchasing your vintage glasses that the size of the frame is taken into consideration. All our frames have the measurements displayed for each frame on a tab called Measurements. The measurements displayed are the Lens Width, Bridge Width, Temple Length, Temple Width & Lens Depth. The measurements provided indicate the size of your glasses and are all recorded in millimetres.

Lens Width is the distance across the lens measured from the bridge. This distance can be dependent on the style of the glasses chosen, for example round glasses will have a smaller lens width. People with high prescriptions are better to keep the lens width as small as possible, as the greater the lens width the thicker the lenses.

Lens Depth is the depth of the lens at the greatest point.  A frame needs a minimum Lens Depth of 28mm to accommodate varifocals. 

Bridge Width is the distance between the lenses which sits across your nose. The greater the bridge width the wider the bridge across the nose. 

Temple Length is the length of the side from the dowel point to the end tip. Its important the side length is long enough to sit over your ear. 

Temple Width is the width of the frame across the inside of the front of the frame from temple screw to screw. This indicates the width of the frame, and is a great measurement to compare to your existing spectacles.

If you are unsure as to the size of any of our spectacles or you need advise or help comparing them to your current spectacles get in touch with us at info@retrospectacle.co.uk