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Vintage B&L Ray Ban Aviator - Authenticity Guide

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by NewportMac, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. NewportMac

    NewportMac New Member

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    The area that arches up over the nose between the lenses.
    It looks like Musehead has moved on from the Ray Ban Musehead Expert thread and I can't find a thread which is devoted to Aviator Authenticity.

    So here goes:
    - please only post comments related to Authenticity Tips for Aviator versions
    - if possible please include the year the item was first and last manufactured
    - please be specific with tips
    - if possible, describe identification differences model year to model year
    - please recommend resources or links to expert references
    - please post images detailing the tip

    Note: I've done quite a bit of research online and find a lot of conflicting information.

    Common Terms:
    Bridge: The bar which arches over the nose between the lens frame.
    Top Bar: The bar which runs across the top of the bridge.
    Temple (arm): The piece which extends from the frame to the ear.
     
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  2. chicof

    chicof New Member

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    Hello!

    I've recently bought a pair of Ray Ban B&L Aviator Ambermatic Sun Glasses and I would like to know more about them.

    When were they built and where. if it is a standard model or an edition and how much are they worth.

    I'll post some pics for description.

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    The etched "BL" is near the frame, on the top midlle of each lens

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    Hope you guys can help me on learning more about this beauty.
     
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2016

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