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founded in 1937 by Bausch Lomb. Army Air Corps approached Bausch Lomb with an urgent request for an optical glass that would help fliers overcome the brutal glare of the sun. Responding to this need, Bausch Lomb created the first RayBan glass, which not only met, but far exceeded the exacting Air Corps standards.
Today, RayBan sunglasses are still manufactured to standards that produce the same level of excellence. Each pair provides full glare protection while preserving peak visual acuity. RayBan sunglasses also provide 100% protection from the harmful effects of UV rays. Their finely ground and polished lenses are free of the waves, blemishes and other defects that can distort vision. The frames too are produced under the same code of quality.
Each Bausch Lomb RayBan lens has been made from an absorptive glass that has been scientifically formulated to provide proper glare protection and light control. These glasses also provide 100% protection from ultraviolet rays and reduce the level of infrared light. USA B RayBan lenses are of precision optical quality. They are made from optical glasses, noted for their purity, and are ground and polished so that they're surfaces are of the same high quality as fine eyewear lenses. The lenses are completely free of eyestraining waves or distortion. USA Bausch Lomb is a professional eyehealth care, vision care optical company so the lenses are high precision quality, and therefore, better for your eyes.
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All RayBan sunglasses listed herein are genuine authentic USA Bausch Lomb RayBan sunglasses. Most are from the 1980's 1990's. Because of storage conditions and 25 year age, there may or may not be minor imperfections. Italian Luxottica Group bought the RayBan Name and RayBan Sunglass Division from USA Bausch Lomb in the late 1990's. So the new Luxottica Raybans are made in Italy and the old vintage USA B RayBan sunglasses made in USA. The new Italian Luxottica Rayban Model, starts with RB
They were introduced for the United States Air Force. In 1999, Bausch Lomb sold the brand to the Italian Luxottica Group for a reported 1. 2 billion dollars.
RayBans were initially created in 1937 after Lieutenant John MacCready had returned from a balloon flying adventure in 1920. He complained that the sun had done permanent damage to his eyes. He contacted Bausch Lomb asking them to create a type of sunglasses that would not only provide superb protection, but also look elegant.
On May 7, 1937, Bausch Lomb officially took out the patent. The prototype, known as AntiGlare, consisted of an extremely light frame weighing 150 grams. They were made of goldplated metal with two green lenses made of mineral glass to filter out infrared and ultraviolet rays.
Pilots in the United States Air Force immediately adopted the sunglasses. The RayBan Aviator became a wellknown style of sunglasses when General Douglas MacArthur landed on the beach in the Philippines in World War II, and photographers snapped several pictures of him wearing them.
For 2006 and years to follow, the distinctive RayBan signature will continue to appear on the cockpit sides of the Honda Racing F1 Team's RA106 race car throughout the season,Fake oakleys
along with a new prominent position on the helmet visors of race drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello, and third driver Anthony Davidson Honda Racing News.
Honda Racing F1 Team members wore the RayBan 4075 sunglasses model from its spring and summer 2006 sun collection.
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RayBan has been partnering the annual Sundance Film Festival for independent filmmakers since 2003. Each year, the RayBan Visionary award is given to an individual whose work in the film industry showcases vision, imagination and originality. People who receive the award are dedicated individuals who possess extraordinary passion, creativity, and leadership. Previous award winners include Quentin Tarantino, Matt Dillon, Kevin Bacon, Colin Callender and Mark Ordesky.