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John Lennon glasses
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7 December 2010
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vonbontee said:

Anybody else predicting that Google's homepage will incorporate a pair of Lennon glasses for their "oo" tomorrow?


Hmm, I'm not sure. They already did a Lennon doodle. But then again, it is a big-ish anniversary....

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I didn't visit Google yesterday. Did anyone see? There's nothing on the Google Doodles site.

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It's probably better to commemorate his birth than his death. More positive, anyways.

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Hm, yeah, I guess you're right. Oh well, call it tunnelvision on my part.

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This post and the next one were a thread titled "What type of glasses did John wear in "Rain" and "Paperback Writer" promotional videos?" They fit well in this thread. ~Ahhh Girl

https://solakzade.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/john-lennon-27.png
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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captaindiggity said
https://solakzade.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/john-lennon-27.png
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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This post was all alone in a thread, so I brought it over here to have company. The title of the thread was "How I Won The War/Walls and Bridges Glasses". ~Ahhh Girl

So as I've posted before, I adore John's glasses. All kinds, even. But there's a very specific type I'd like to identify and track down - my collection must be completed!

Here's a few reference images.

 
 

 

 

As you can see, they're quite unique. They're not perfectly circular and they're quite thick, but very, very stylish.

Does anybody know the type? And is it on eBay or other such sites for (preferably) cheap?

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Another dead thread, but here I go.

I wear granny glasses, and everybody (especially those that know that I play the guitar and compose songs) believe I do it because of John Lennon. The truth is that I am extremely myopic, and those are the best glasses for you, aesthetically speaking, when you are. So they go “Nice Lennon glasses!” and I usually reply “Well, Rudyard Kipling, Heinrich Himmler and Hideki Tojo wore them as well!”

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A pair of Lennon's glasses were recently sold at an auction. parlance's posted about it on the news thread http://www.beatlesbible.com/fo.....4/#p145416

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MrMoonlight said

So as I've posted before, I adore John's glasses. All kinds, even. But there's a very specific type I'd like to identify and track down - my collection must be completed!

Here's a few reference images.

 
 

 

 

As you can see, they're quite unique. They're not perfectly circular and they're quite thick, but very, very stylish.

Does anybody know the type? And is it on eBay or other such sites for (preferably) cheap?

@MrMoonlight, try Joe's link in post one of this thread to see if you can find the right style.

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I went to get new glasses three days ago. I saw one that looked like John's and tried it on. I didn't look that bad in it but my dad didn't agree to buy it for me. I was very upset and finally didn't end up buying any...

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LittleBeatlemaniac said
I went to get new glasses three days ago. I saw one that looked like John's and tried it on. I didn't look that bad in it but my dad didn't agree to buy it for me. I was very upset and finally didn't end up buying any...

Why didn't he, @LittleBeatlemaniac?

Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit” (“Perhaps one day it will be a pleasure to look back on even this”; Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 1, line 203, where Aeneas says this to his men after the shipwreck that put them on the shores of Africa)

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@Oudis He wanted to get me sports glasses but I didn't want them. My father is very stubborn.

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"Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.” - John Lennon.

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MrMoonlight said

"So as I've posted before, I adore John's glasses. All kinds, even. But there's a very specific type I'd like to identify and track down - my collection must be completed!

Here's a few reference images

[...]

As you can see, they're quite unique. They're not perfectly circular and they're quite thick, but very, very stylish.

Does anybody know the type? And is it on eBay or other such sites for (preferably) cheap?"

 

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@MrMoonlight, I just remembered that two years ago I bought a pair of granny glasses from eBay. They were, in fact, cheap, and I still wear them. Check eBay frequently and sooner or later you’ll find what you want, either new or second hand.

Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit” (“Perhaps one day it will be a pleasure to look back on even this”; Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 1, line 203, where Aeneas says this to his men after the shipwreck that put them on the shores of Africa)

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Today is the anniversary of John's first public appearance in his glasses, on the show Not Only... But Also, according to the Fab Four FAQ 2.0.

 

 

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My my, John was a good actor! He was perfect!

Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit” (“Perhaps one day it will be a pleasure to look back on even this”; Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 1, line 203, where Aeneas says this to his men after the shipwreck that put them on the shores of Africa)

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This is sort of about his glasses, so I guess I can post it on this tread. I got new glasses which look exactly like John's in this photo.

"Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.” - John Lennon.

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