Skip to product information
1 of 6

American Optical (AO)

American Optical (AO) - Saratoga Yellow Crystal

American Optical (AO) - Saratoga Yellow Crystal

Regular price 1,800.00 DKK
Regular price 0.00 DKK Sale price 1,800.00 DKK
Sale Sold out
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

One of the most classic and enduring sunglass styles of all time, the Saratoga hasn't been produced in decades. Now it's back and better than ever, made by American craftsmen using the finest global components. JFK's favorite sunglasses !


Size : 54-19-145 mm

Frame Color : Yellow Crystal

Temple Style : Standard

Lens Type : Nylon - AOLite™

Lens Color : Green - Calobar™ Green

100% UV Protection (Lens Filter Categorie 3)

Conform to CE norms

Sold with case and microfiber cloth

Unisex Design


AOLite™ is crafted from high-quality nylon for a lightweight, impact-resistant lens that offers increased comfort without sacrificing on optics.

Green sun lenses provide true color perception for natural vision. Calobar™ Green is chromatically tuned to optimize optics. Also available in polarized lenses.

 100% UVA/UVB Protection

Anti-reflective backside coating

Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating


Scratch-resistant material and hardcoat

Lightweight for comfort

The AO heritage began in 1826, when William Beecher, a Connecticut farm boy, came to Southbridge, after an apprenticeship in Providence, Rhode Island, where he learned the jeweler's trade.  This trade he practiced in Southbridge for seven years before his fateful encounter with a pair of typically crude imported spectacles.  

"I can do it better," said William Beecher to himself  and then he went to work.  


The American optical industry was born at that moment. William Beecher fostered an enduring precept for the company that was to grow into the American Optical Company.

View full details