ANTIQUE NOSE PADS
     
  Art Craft, Shuron, Universal,  and B&L made replacement nose pads for their frames produced.  
  These nose pads fit several other brand frames due to the patent licensing going on back then.  
  The patents companies had on their nose pads were taken very serious by 5 main manufacturers.  
     
  American Optical made what they called "Repair Pads" for their Riveted-0n permanent nose pads.  
 

From the early 1900's into the early 70's AO made several models of their "Repair Pads".

 
 

These pads were seldom needed and shops usually only carried a few of them in stock.

 
 

This practice, of course, make the AO 'Repair" pads extremely rare today.

 
 
 
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American Optical Repair Pads
AO Repair pads changed through the years,
but the pad arm design was never changed.
 
This picture shows the 70's silicone version on Numont frames.
 
(70's Silicone Twist-In Type)  -    (60's Plastic Fold-Over Type)
       
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

  70's Silicone Version of  P-58 pads  Original P-33 Repair Pads  
AO  P-58 Twist-In Repair Pads
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AO Repair Pads Installed on different frames

 

Optical Shop Estates NOS & Salvaged/Graded working stock

 
 
 

ART CRAFT

  (Also fits some Martin-Copland frames)
 
Slip-On Pearl Nose Pads
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  Art Craft / B&L
Crimp-On Nose Pads
 
Made by Art Craft, But will fit Antique B&L frames
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60's Era End-Of-Production Clear Plastic
 
 
 

 

SHURON

 
 
SHURON had two type Pads...
The Hinge type & Single Post type
 
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SHURON  -  SINGLE POST CRIMP-ON PEARL PADS

 

 

 

BAUSCH & LOMB

 
 
     
15mm White Pearl Replacement Pads   16mm White Pearl Replacement Pads
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Universal Optical Company

Limited supply

 

 
 
     
     
CONTINENTAL OPTICAL COMPANY (COC)
COC used both nose pad types in their frames through the years..... B&L and AO mount
     
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NOSE PAD COVERS
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