The case is in fairly good condition, straps are in tact with brass hardware in good condition. It has 2 cracks on the edge of the lid, some leather loss on the sides. No key for the lock. This came to us with this note inside the hat as pictured.
Measurements are approximately: Hat 22" diameter, 6-1/4" height Case 10" height, 12-1'4" at widest, 13-1/2 at longest. Victorian Gieves Top Hat+Leather box travel case velvet lining antique Steampunk.
This is a Victorian Man's Top Hat with the leather travel case from around the 1860's. The hat was made by Gieves LTD from London, and the case has a paper attached to the bottom and was made by J. I believe the hat may be silk with grosgrain ribbon that has a small bow on the side. The hat has been used a lot, the front and back of the rim has wear, and the inside has some tears in the lining where the metal structure rubbed. The case is in fairly good condition, straps are in tact and still has the brass hardware in good condition.It has 2 cracks on the edge of the lid, looks like where there was stitching. Some leather loss on the sides of the case. There is no key for the lock. Both of these items show wear and age. Top Hat is 22" in diameter 6-1/4" in height, 7-1/8" width, 8-1/4" length including the brim Brim is 2-1/8" and curls up on the sides Travel case is 10" in height, 12-1/4" wide at top and 9-1/4" at bottom, 13-1/2" in length at the top and 10-1/2" at bottom. An additional charge will apply. You must have an acceptable reason for return. We must have the item back in its new, unworn, or original condition at our location within 30 days from the day you received the item. Please do not be alarmed if we do not answer your questions immediately, especially if it is outside this time frame.
Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Victorian Gieves Top Hat+Leather box travel case velvet lining antique Steampunk" is in sale since Monday, October 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Men's Hats". The seller is "davemonkey" and is located in Yosemite, Kentucky. This item can be shipped worldwide.