Who Invented Electrical Eyewear?

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Most people would probably assume that the addition of reading lights in eyeglasses and readers are a fairly new thing. Way back in the 1930’s a pair of Electric Eyeglasses with built in lights was patented. These were made in the USA and I would be leery of walking in the rain with that electric cord running down my back.

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‘Eccentric Contraptions: And Amazing Gadgets, Gizmos and Thingambobs’ and  ‘Ingenious Gadgets: Guess the Obscure Purposes of Over 100 Eccentric Contraptions. Source. 

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