Item - Vintage Unworn Ladies 'Mary Quant' Designer Sunglasses by Polaroid, Circa 1960/70s complete with original tag
Make/Model - Polaroid/Quant - 8859
Frame Material - Plastic
Lens Material - Plastic
Lens Type - Tint (Non Prescription)
Circa - 1960/70s
Country of Origin - UK
Stamps (Makers Marks, etc..) - Stamped POLAROID 8859 to the right arm....and MARY QUANT to the left arm
Case (y/n) - No
Arm Length - 5"
Width Across Front - 6.125"
Lens Height - 12.75"
Condition - Excellent Used Condition having been unworn (hence tag), though there is some very light surface scratches to the top of the frame from storage
Other Interesting Points - A lovely pair of original Mary Quant designer sunglasses from the 1960s manufactured by Polaroid. Mary Quant born in 1934 was to become one of the biggest names in British fashion and a true iconic designer. An instrumental figure in the 1960s Mod and youth fashion movements promoting these and other fun fashions including the mini skirt, hot pants & plastic wet-look designs she encouraged young people to dress to please themselves. Ernestine Carter a influential fashion journalist of the time, wrote: "It is given to a fortunate few to be born at the right time , in the right place, with the right talents, in recent fashion there have been three, Chanel, Dior & Mary Quant. The sunglasses feature the iconic daisy design of Quant that featured on all of her designs.
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POSTAGE & PACKAGING
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|Next Day UK Delivery||£7.00|
|Signed For UK Delivery||£4.00|
|Standard UK Delivery||£3.00|
|Air Mail Europe||£4.50|
|Air Mail Outside Europe||£6.00|