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As per my theory which is based on this answer, this link and this video For the sake of entertainment, the makers of the movie clubbed together two different epiphanies to make the story more thrilling. There is a possibility that John's answer is correct and this is what (consistencies) the machine really tried to find out before the moment of ...
The glasses are generally referred to as "Half-rim glasses", "Brow-line glasses" (or more colloquially "Eyebrow glasses"). They were indeed appropriate to the period. You can see Ronnie Kray wearing them in the photo below from the early 1960s.
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