A fine example of a late Victorian/early Edwardian beaver fur top hat in original leather case and original brush. The hat is in good condition with very minor scuffing to the brim. The case is a lovely piece with a gorgeous patina, there has over the years been some repair work to the lid which is visible in the pictures. The hat was made by WM Anderson and Sons Ltd of Edinburgh and Glasgow. This hat was owned by Lt Colonel R.
L Webb who was a commanding officer of the 1st Battalion'The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders'. The Argylls' of which Webb was a commanding officer served in Italy at the end of the second world war. They later were sent to Palestine. There is an interesting history to this battalion and an internet page which documents their past.The hat is a 6 7/8 UK size, US 7, measuring 56 cm around the head. Please do not hesitate to ask any further questions. The item "Antique Edwardian Beaver Hair Top Hat In Leather Case With Military Provenance" is in sale since Saturday, July 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage Clothing & Accessories\Vintage Accessories\Hats, Men's". The seller is "rhu96" and is located in Kingston upon Thames. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.