The General MacArthur Sunglasses were made famous by General Douglas MacArthur. The glasses have been performance-tested. They are a favorite to many US military officers. This style is constructed to military specifications and issued to millions of US soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen. We know that they will also be your favorites. A classic style of aviation shades! The frames are made to be rugged and sturdy with a high quality finish of the steel alloy. The lenses are green, distortion free and with UVA and UVB protection. The sunglasses come with a black US Wings Pilot shop case. These sunglasses will make a great gift for you or your favorite GI! Made in the USA. Made by American Optical.
The Case is also available separately.
U.S. Wings recently added to OTEXA’s Made in U.S.A. Database
The General MacArthur Sunglasses features:
- Gold steel alloy frame
- Impact resistant
- True Color® green lenses
- Distortion free lenses
- 98% UVA protection
- 100% UVB protection
- “US WINGS” stamped on the left ear piece
- Protective case with “US WINGS PILOT SHOP” and the US Wings logo
- Lens Sizes: 52 mm & 58 mm
- Manufacturer’s Warranty*
The AO company began in 1826. William Beecher came to Southbridge for an apprenticeship in Providence, RI. This is where he learned the jeweler’s trade. In the years of this trade, he encountered with a pair of typically crude imported spectacles. He decided that he could do better. During WWII, AO led the industry with new optical products. They supplied the US Government with new products; gun-sights, bomb-sights, AR glass, aviation goggles, and instrument applications. It provided pilots with protection, optical performance and comfort. They were the first pair of sunglasses to be on a mission to the moon. Also featured in the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in Washington DC.