Offered for sale is an antique pair of Willson Motorcycle Goggles (circa 1920's), which features tortoiseshell frames, and comes complete with it's original packaging (box / tissue wrap) (see bio info below). The goggles measures 6" across, are in "EXCELLENT condition, and suitable for usage or display (see details above). "Your Quota: Two eyes that see PROTECT THEM" Laboratory safety advisory, 1955. Goggles , or safety glasses , are forms of protective eyewear. That usually enclose or protect the area surrounding the eye in order to prevent particulates, water or chemicals.They are used in chemistry. They are often used in snow sports as well, and in swimming. Goggles are often worn when using power tools. To prevent flying particles from damaging the eyes. Many types of goggles are available as prescription goggles for those with vision problems. A tortoiseshell ornament from Micronesia. With a case made out of tortoiseshell. Tortoiseshell or tortoise shell is a material produced from the shells of the larger species of tortoise. Mainly the hawksbill sea turtle. Which is a Critically Endangered species according to the IUCN. Red List largely because of its exploitation for this trade.
The large size, fine colour and unusual form of the hawksbill's scutes. The distinctive patterning is referred to in names such as the tortoiseshell cat. Several breeds of guinea pig. And the common names of several species of the butterfly genera Nymphalis.The item "Willson Goggles 1920's Antique Motorcycle Tortoiseshell Frames Mint Original Box" is in sale since Sunday, March 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Motorcycles\Motorcycle Memorabilia\Motorcycle Gear". The seller is "graphxfan" and is located in Petaluma, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.