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Can anyone answer these two questions regarding vintage BL wayfarers.

1. Can you put new current Ray Ban wayfarer lenses in a vintage BL pair and they will fit?

2. Do all vintage BL wayfarers have a serial number on the inside of the arm? I have one pair that does but I have also seen many others that do not.
 

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Can anyone answer these two questions regarding vintage BL wayfarers.

1. Can you put new current Ray Ban wayfarer lenses in a vintage BL pair and they will fit?

2. Do all vintage BL wayfarers have a serial number on the inside of the arm? I have one pair that does but I have also seen many others that do not.
1. I don't know if the vintage glasses are exact the same form as the others. At least, you can mix vintage aviator glasses and the italian ones with no problem. As the both Wayfarers declare the same mm, there shouldn't be problems.
2. No. Not all vintage Wayfarers have serial numbers on the frame.
 

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1. I don't know if the vintage glasses are exact the same form as the others. At least, you can mix vintage aviator glasses and the italian ones with no problem. As the both Wayfarers declare the same mm, there shouldn't be problems.
2. No. Not all vintage Wayfarers have serial numbers on the frame.
Thank you. Was there any reason why some models have it and others do not? Does it make any difference?
 

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Thank you. Was there any reason why some models have it and others do not? Does it make any difference?
Well, I suppose it was just to manage things like control quality and to put ID on the models, and it was in their last american decade. I have some pairs of vintage Wayfarers and is funny, because I don't know when B&L started to put the Ray Ban logo on the frame. Until I know it was in 90's, but they don't have serial number. Other pairs don't have it, but they have serial number.
 

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I am a self proclaimed expert on Bausch and Lomb aka Vintage Ray Bans. I have a degree in Vintage Ray Ban Eyewear, if you need help or have a question this is the place to get answers. I also buy them if you have a pair or more you want to sell. Cheers.
Hi I am Timothy, the Netherlands. I have a pair of ray ban Bausch & Lomb. I want to sell this item. I believe from the late '80. Do you have some more information about these glasses and maybe the value? Already many people show interest. Cheers & appreciate your reply
 

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I am a self proclaimed expert on Bausch and Lomb aka Vintage Ray Bans. I have a degree in Vintage Ray Ban Eyewear, if you need help or have a question this is the place to get answers. I also buy them if you have a pair or more you want to sell. Cheers.
Hi My name isTimothy, the Netherlands. I have a pair of Ray Ban Bausch & Lomb. Appreciate if you can give more info about this item. I believe late '80. Do you know the value in the case I want to sell it. Cheers for your reply

Timothy
I am a self proclaimed expert on Bausch and Lomb aka Vintage Ray Bans. I have a degree in Vintage Ray Ban Eyewear, if you need help or have a question this is the place to get answers. I also buy them if you have a pair or more you want to sell. Cheers.
Hi, my name is Timothy, the Netherlands. Would appreciate if you can provide me with more info about this model and if it has some value. I believe late '80's.

Cheers for your reply and great iniative
 

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Anyone who has an idea about this type of engraving on bl Ray-Ban sunglasses ?
Is rare?
It's fake?
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Does anyone know where I can obtain replacement nose pads for Rayban Orb glasses? Thanks
 

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Hi from Spain, Musehead:

I found two aviator units in a flea market. These seems original, but has some strange tips.

UNIT nº1 :
- no BL marks on nosepads.
- on a browbar base stamp area appears: B&L 58(square)14 U.S.A.
Pics attachedIMG_8353.JPGIMG_8354.JPGIMG_8356.JPGIMG_8358.JPG
 

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Unit nº2:

-Again, no B&L marks on nosepads.
-No inscription on browbar base...i proceed to attach pics.
IMG_8359.JPGIMG_8360.JPGIMG_8362.JPGIMG_8363.JPG
 

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Many thanks for your answer!!
Son de los años 70s para abajo :). No logro distinguir el color de los cristales, pero si se oscurecen con el sol, pertenecen a la serie Colors de Ray Ban. Sería bueno si pudieras conseguir otro armazón, pues la reposición de esa patita es muy díficil de encontrar dada su antigüedad. Aún así, también recomendaría que guardes el armazón por si alguna vez se ofrece algo. Saludos desde México!
 

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Son de los años 70s para abajo :). No logro distinguir el color de los cristales, pero si se oscurecen con el sol, pertenecen a la serie Colors de Ray Ban. Sería bueno si pudieras conseguir otro armazón, pues la reposición de esa patita es muy díficil de encontrar dada su antigüedad. Aún así, también recomendaría que guardes el armazón por si alguna vez se ofrece algo. Saludos desde México!
Muchas gracias!!!!;)
 

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Hello , everybody
can you give me some info about WAYFARER MAX model. There are two vintage models in the web : one have a screw under the hinges , the other do not. What is the difference and which model is better ? The little screw is visible on the second picture.
 

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