Silk plush top hat with leather hat box. Late 19th century or very early 20th century top hat made by Knox New York, John T. The hat has a felt band around the bottom with ribbon trim. There is minor loss to the edge of the felt band but still in very good condition for its age. The hat is in good condition with a couple of minor stains on the inside.
"Arbuckle" is written on the inside. Comes with brown leather and satin carrying case. Leather is cracked on the outside but inside is in excellent condition. Straps are torn but locking mechanism works- no key.
The company was founded on November 6 1884. Shayne was a hatter, haberdasher, civil leader and a democratic politician. The hat measures roughly 21-22 inches in circumference. Roughly 12 inches long x 8 1/2 inches wide x 6 inches high.The leather box measures 14.75 inches long x 11.25 inches wide x 9.5 inches high not including the handle. The item "Antique Silk Plush Top Hat Knox John T. With Leather Case" is in sale since Sunday, September 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Men's Hats". The seller is "mybrowniyes" and is located in Parsippany, New Jersey.
This item can be shipped worldwide.