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Oakley Racing Jacket Gen 1 Sunglasses FMJ

Oakley Racing Jacket Gen 1 Sunglasses FMJ

Regular price £475.00
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For Sale - Oakley Racing Jacket Gen 1 Sunglasses FMJ/Rootbeer Lens

Condition: Used with no major flaws

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The Oakley Racing Jacket sunglasses, unveiled in 1998, were purposefully crafted with a strong emphasis on their application in the realm of sports. Their ascent to fame was rapid, captivating the attention of sporting icons such as the legendary footballer Edgar Davids, who sought reliable eye protection during matches following his glaucoma surgery in 1999. Additionally, esteemed cycling champion George Hincapie became known for his personalized Racing Jackets, which he meticulously tailored before each race. Soon thereafter, the Pro Edition of the Racing Jackets emerged, boasting subtle enhancements tailored for extreme sports enthusiasts. Notable improvements included vented lenses that complemented the ventilated frame, as well as larger unobtainium nose pads that greatly enhanced grip. Peter Yee, the mastermind behind the design of Oakley's most renowned creations, provided valuable insight into the meticulous process behind this particular pair, describing it as a unified, solid piece of equipment. With its expansive lens and frame, the Racing Jacket ensures optimal protection and coverage for athletes. The ventilated frame effectively prevents fogging and facilitates airflow, preventing overheating and lens fogging. Moreover, the inclusion of soft nose pads and ear socks enhances both grip and comfort for the wearer. 

Undeniably, the Racing Jacket stands as my ultimate choice among sunglasses ever crafted. Its profound legacy within the realm of sports history, coupled with its resolute and sleek design, have solidified its timeless appeal.

Shipping

UK: 

  • Royal Mail 1st Class = Free (2-3 Business Days)
  • Royal Mail Next Day Delivery by 1pm = £10 (1-2 Business Days)

International: 

  • Royal Mail International Tracked + Signed Priority Service = £20 (Free on orders over £300)
  • This service by Royal Mail is a priority service that takes 5-7 Business Days once the item has been sent. However, for certain countries, it may take longer due to flight times and customs. 

  • Express = £40 (Free on orders over £700)
  • This courier service is an express service, that aims to have parcels delivered in 2-3 days after collection. Please note that certain countries may be subject to delays due to flight times, customs and the pandemic. 
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