Archer

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ARCHER

With sleek metal styling and the DNA of Randolph’s classic Aviator, the Archer embodies contemporary masculine cool. Inspired by ballooning pioneer Samuel Archer King, whose skillful aeronautics led the way in the largest balloon voyages of his time, the Archer is all about attitude and innovation. Wrapped lenses cover a larger range of the face than our classic Aviator styles, preventing as much light as possible from entering the eye.

  • With Lite Lens™ technology—15% lighter frames made from a hypoallergenic macromolecule that couples optical clarity with lightweight durability
  • Anti-reflective and anti-glare gradient lens options smoothly transition from top to bottom, providing refuge from harsh overhead sunlight while allowing light through the bottom half of the lens
  • Mazzucchelli temple tips offer that final touch of perfection—yet another example of Randolph’s attention to detail
  • 23k gold and other premium-quality finishes for durability & scratch resistance
  • Lifetime warranty on all frames
  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Handcrafted in the USA in 200+ steps
  • Available in signature bayonet or standard temples
  • Military-issued since 1978
  • Self-adjusting cushioned nose pads
  • Includes leather case and cleaning cloth pouch

Archer in Dark Ruthenium with Blue Gradient Lite Lenses

Built To Military Standards

We wanted to make a difference. Leave a mark. Be proud of something. So in 1978, we joined forces with the U.S. military to produce the HGU-4/P Aviator for fighter pilots. Each Aviator is built to strict guidelines of MIL-S-25948 standards, a 20-page document detailing the most complex manufacturing specs around.

Guaranteed for a lifetime. Or two.

Built to a higher standard using the world’s finest materials, we stand by each pair of frames we make. So much so, that we offer a lifetime warranty. Take them with you around the world, and back again.

23K Gold and Other Premium Metals

The same precious metal finishes found on the world’s finest timepieces are layered on at up to 5x the industry standard.

SKYTEC™ LENS TECHNOLOGY

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Scratch-Resistant

For long lasting clarity
and extreme durability.

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Drop Ball Tested

Tested for impact resistance with
a 5/8 inch steel ball from 50 inches.

Handmade and Detail-Driven

It takes our craftspeople over 6 weeks to build a single pair of Randolph glasses.
More than 200 steps go into making each frame—and most of these steps? –

Done by hand.

Metal Bending

Hand-cut and bent to flawlessly form each component.

Soldering

The bridge, hinges and other components are soldered by hand.

Tumbling

Porcelain and ceramic granules polish each frame to absolute perfection.

Signature Bayonet Temples Fit for Pilots,
Designed for Total Comfort

Our Iconic Bayonet temples were designed to slide easily under pilot headsets, helmets and other headgear. Which means pure comfort and ease. We also calculate the exact angle of the bend on the Skull temple to prevent headaches that may sometimes occur from undue temple pressure.

TRANSPORT IN STYLE

All frames come with a leather case and a microfiber cleaning cloth that doubles as a pouch.

LEATHER
HARD CASE

MICROFIBER
CLEANING cLOTH

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  1. 5 out of 5 They're great! Look and fit.

    This is the 2nd pair of sunglasses I've bought from Randolph. The first were the Aviators. Love those and now these too. Quality!

    They're great! Look and fit.
    From Alejandro P of Miami, Florida on 9/6/2015.

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  2. 5 out of 5 Great Look and fit

    I have been looking for a great pair of sunglasses for a while now and I found them with the Archer. I have an round face and most "aviator" type glasses either look really bad on me are way too big for my liking. The Archers have just the right "aviator" look but are not to big and fit my face perfectly.

    The construction is top quality. The materials, finish and attention to details are exceptional. The polarized lenses are fantastic The best part is they are made in the USA.

    In addition, I ordered the 59's but they were too small for my face. Since I live near the factory I dropped in and they replaced them on the spat with the 63's. The team at the office was fantastic and treated like a friend and not just a generic customer from off the street!

    I am a Randolph customer for life now!

    Great Look and fit
    From Matt H of Billerica, Massachusetts on 8/12/2015.

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  3. 5 out of 5 The best Sunglasses I've ever had

    This is the third set of RE's I've had and they just keep getting better. This new style works exceptionally well as they are incredibly light, with fantastic lenses and a gradient that works well with a business suit or jeans and a T. I'd like to see them with straight arms as an option. But other than that, I think these are prefect. The only downside is I left my pair at Disneyland and now I've got to find the cash for a new pair ! Better start saving 😉

    The best Sunglasses I've ever had
    From Yann Marston of Uxbridge, United Kingdom on 7/26/2015.

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  4. 5 out of 5 archer blue tint

    great lens quality with lightweight frames-you can tell that construction of these glasses takes multiple steps-with an excellent final product.

    archer blue tint
    From louis browne of greenville, South Carolina on 7/7/2015.

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  5. 5 out of 5 Awesome

    Came as ordered. Sturdy, but light. Great case. Like the uniqueness.

    Awesome
    From Anonymous of Columbia, South Carolina on 6/12/2015.

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Find your frame size in two easy steps

1 Measure Your Face
Looking into your mirror, hold a ruler (millimeter side up) so it is lined up with each temple. Measure in millimeters the distance between your left and right temples.

2 Find Your Size
Match your temple measurement to the chart below for your suggested size. Example: If your temple size is 144MM, then you more closely match the 143MM measurement, placing you in the 59MM size frame.

Your Temple Measurement Select this Size Quick Fit Guide
143MM
59MM
Average
149MM
63MM
Large

Available in 6 Options

POPULAR STYLE
Randolph Archer Sunglasses, Bronze Oxide Frame, Gray Gradient Lite Lens, Skull, 59MM, ARTE403-NY
SKU: AR003 | Size: 59MM | Frame: Bronze Oxide | Lens: Gray Gradient Lite Lens | Temple: Skull | Lens Features: Non-polarized
$219.00
POPULAR STYLE
Randolph Archer Sunglasses, Bronze Oxide Frame, Gray Gradient Lite Lens, Skull, 63MM, AR3E403-NY
SKU: AR000 | Size: 63MM | Frame: Bronze Oxide | Lens: Gray Gradient Lite Lens | Temple: Skull | Lens Features: Non-polarized
$219.00
POPULAR STYLE
Randolph Archer Sunglasses, Dark Ruthenium Frame, Blue Gradient Lite Lens, Skull, 59MM, ARTF402-NY
SKU: AR004 | Size: 59MM | Frame: Dark Ruthenium | Lens: Blue Gradient Lite Lens | Temple: Skull | Lens Features: Non-polarized
$219.00
POPULAR STYLE
Randolph Archer Sunglasses, Dark Ruthenium Frame, Blue Gradient Lite Lens, Skull, 63MM, AR3F402-NY
SKU: AR001 | Size: 63MM | Frame: Dark Ruthenium | Lens: Blue Gradient Lite Lens | Temple: Skull | Lens Features: Non-polarized
$219.00
POPULAR STYLE
Randolph Archer Sunglasses, Dark Ruthenium Frame, Gray Polarized PC Lenses, Skull, 59MM, ARTF434-PC
SKU: AR005 | Size: 59MM | Frame: Dark Ruthenium | Lens: Gray Polarized Lite Lens | Temple: Skull | Lens Features: Polarized
$249.00
POPULAR STYLE
Randolph Archer Sunglasses, Dark Ruthenium Frame, Gray Polarized PC Lenses, Skull, 63MM, AR3F434-PC
SKU: AR002 | Size: 63MM | Frame: Dark Ruthenium | Lens: Gray Polarized Lite Lens | Temple: Skull | Lens Features: Polarized
$249.00
Size:

59MM, 63MM

Frame:

Bronze Oxide, Dark Ruthenium

Lens:

Gray Gradient Lite Lens, Blue Gradient Lite Lens, Gray Polarized Lite Lens

Temple:

Skull

Lens Features:

Non-polarized, Polarized

Dimensions:6.75 x 3 x 2 in
California Prop 65 WARNING:


WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including nickel, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Bisphenol-A, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
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