JFK’s AO Saratoga Sunglasses

Numerous photographs capturing JFK during his presidency depict him exuding an effortlessly cool aura while aboard a boat, sporting a pair of sunglasses.

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These iconic sunglasses, currently offered by Uncrate Supply, are produced by American Optical, a company that was established in 1883 and continues to manufacture eyewear to this day in Illinois. Known as the JFK sunglasses, they were later named Saratoga and feature a stylish tortoise acetate frame that is comfortable to wear. The lenses are made from lightweight, impact-resistant Calobar green material.

Crafted by hand in the United States, these sunglasses are equipped with reliable seven-barrel German hinges and boast an anti-smudge oleophobic coating as well as an anti-reflective coating on the backside of the lenses, effectively minimizing glare.


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