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  1. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I came across a set of Penny lenses and am not sure what they really are. I have a pretty good idea but wanted to ask of the community what your thoughts are.
    I set one of the lenses on a shelf (ignore the other chattels if you can) with a Mars Ruby and a Penny Ruby. Those lenses appear to have a fairly uniform hue - purple with some red - and the other is just so much more purple than other two.
    What is this?
     
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  2. freakface

    freakface Oakley Collector

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    Could be a good batch of first gen ruby. Are they oem?
     
  3. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    They were presented to the seller originally as "OEM"- but calling a lens "OEM" also is used to construe chopped lenses as originals.
     
  4. nightpusher1

    nightpusher1 Guest

    My only thought would be positive red ,but they dont seem to show the colour transition from blue to red/purple,they dont look like Oakley ruby of any gen to me though.

    I would be inclined towards non-Oakley
     
  5. RetinaBurn

    RetinaBurn Oakley Enthusiast

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    What is the base lens color?
     
  6. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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  7. RetinaBurn

    RetinaBurn Oakley Enthusiast

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    The lens base color appears to be blue, which would indicate Ruby Iridium. Positive Red Iridium would have a grey base lens.
     
  8. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Thanks. So what generation Ruby then?
     
  9. discostu

    discostu Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    They look like early ruby to me. I've seen this hue many times in decent lighting with my 2 Juliets.

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  10. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I love that color on those frames.those are exactly what ive been searching for.....any chance of selling them?