The legendary Ray-Ban glasses: a bit of history...
Ray-Ban is an eyewear brand created in 1937 by the American company Bausch & Lomb. At the request of an airman, Lieutenant Macready, of the "protective, panoramic and enveloping" aviator glasses equipped with the amazing solar glass G15 have been developed. After creating the model Airman », commissioned by the US Air Force in 1936, Ray-Ban glasses were immediately adopted by the US Army.
The history of the famous Ray-Ban glasses
The brand Ray Ban was created in 1937 by a German eyewear manufacturer Bausch & Lomb.
Its origin is due to the renowned American pilot lieutenant John Macready who asked his optician to manufacture a pair of “panoramic and enveloping protective” sunglasses with glass filtering ultraviolet and infrared rays in order to regain optimal comfort when exposed to the sun .
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It is sometimes difficult to differentiate between Ray-Ban copies and originals ! Indeed, for several years RB has been the fashionable brand that everyone is snapping up; this is why it is widely copied and reproduced to be resold on the beaches or in the various tourist markets. Through this article we will give you some tips that will be useful for you to identify a real pair of Ray-Ban .