SKU: p3
4.79 out of 5 based on 125 customer ratings

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Originally designed for use inside navy submarines, this retro P3 style is a favorite among those looking for a vintage and slightly edgy look. Built to meet the same military standards as our classic Aviator, they offer a playful take on a military heritage.

  • 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

P3 in 23K Gold with Gray Glass 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.




For long lasting clarity
and extreme durability.


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.


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


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.


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



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  1. 5 out of 5 Clearest sunglasses I hav had on

    I think the quality of the product is well established but to actually put the glasses on, the polarized lens are absolutely the clearest I have tried.

    Clearest sunglasses I hav had on
    From Gregory Wilcox of Centennial, Colorado on 7/1/2013.

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  2. 5 out of 5 P-3's are GREAT!

    Excellent quality. Comfortable fit. Stylish. Received compliments on them the first day I wore them. Great glasses.

    P-3's are GREAT!
    From Jeffrey Drum of Terrace Park, Ohio on 6/27/2013.

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  3. 5 out of 5 Quality Craftsmanship

    I am very happy with the prompt shipping and quality of Randolph's P-3 sunglasses. I am also glad to patronize a company producing quality sunglasses in the U.S.A.

    Quality Craftsmanship
    From Jerry of Las Cruces, New Mexico on 6/14/2013.

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  4. 5 out of 5 Highly Recommended

    I like them!

    Highly Recommended
    From Anonymous of Västerås, Sweden on 6/7/2013.

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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
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49MM, 51MM


23K Gold, Matte Chrome, Gunmetal, 22K Rose Gold, Bright Chrome, 23K White Gold


SkyForce™ AGX, SkyForce Air™ Northern Lights, SkyForce Air™ Harvest, SkyTec™ American Gray, SkyTec-P™ American Gray, SkyTec™ Blue Hydro, SkyTec-P™ AGX



Lens Features:

Non-polarized, Polarized

Weight: 0.5 lbs
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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