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Odd thing is .................

1. I bought them on eBay as a 'curio'. This type of 1930s German spex is actually very difficult to find.

2. When they arrived, I found that they had exactly the same prescription as my own glasses !!!!!!!! :speechless1:

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Now that's bizarre ;-)

Odd thing is .................

1. I bought them on eBay as a 'curio'. This type of 1930s German spex is actually very difficult to find.

2. When they arrived, I found that they had exactly the same prescription as my own glasses !!!!!!!! :speechless1:

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Reminds me of this .................... :)

The picture shows a fantastic 'horned helmet', made for Henry VIII in 1514 when the king was twenty-three. It is all that remains of a full suit of body armour that was decorated with etching and silver-gilt fretted panels. It was made for Henry by Konrad Seusenhofer of Innsbruck as a gift from the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I.

It is said that Henry was a bit shortsighted, which is why this helmet has a pair of glasses on it.

The helmet, along with other suits of armour and weapons from the Tudor period, can still be seen at the Royal Armoury museum in Leeds, which is well worth a visit.

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Could be the start of a new trend :-D

Reminds me of this .................... :)

The picture shows a fantastic 'horned helmet', made for Henry VIII in 1514 when the king was twenty-three. It is all that remains of a full suit of body armour that was decorated with etching and silver-gilt fretted panels. It was made for Henry by Konrad Seusenhofer of Innsbruck as a gift from the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I.

It is said that Henry was a bit shortsighted, which is why this helmet has a pair of glasses on it.

The helmet, along with other suits of armour and weapons from the Tudor period, can still be seen at the Royal Armoury museum in Leeds, which is well worth a visit.

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