Here we have a vintage black bowler derby hat by Gohn Bros, a timeless classic that exudes elegance and style. This iconic hat style, also known as a derby, is generally made of a hard, dark felt, typically black, and features a distinctive bowl-shaped crown with a short circular brim that sports a slight curl. It even comes with its original box.
The bowler hat has a rich history, dating back to its invention in 1849 in England. In the United States, it's frequently referred to as a "derby" due to its association with equestrian activities, including the Kentucky Derby and other equestrian sports. This hat was the height of fashion during the early 20th century, favored by renowned figures like Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel.
Today, this vintage Gohn Bros bowler hat allows you to embrace the classic style that transcends eras. Crafted with precision, it reflects the legacy of a family-owned business dating back to the 1800s. Gohn Bros, originally a department store, evolved to become synonymous with fine tailoring and craftsmanship. Today, it continues to uphold tradition while meeting the needs of its community.
Whether you're looking to make a statement at a formal occasion, add vintage flair to your wardrobe, or infuse creativity into your Halloween, steampunk, or Comicon ensemble, this Black Bowler Derby Hat by Gohn Bros is a versatile accessory that embodies timeless elegance and craftsmanship. Enjoy the rich history and classic style it represents.
The outside is in wonderful vintage condition, with very little wear. The felt is clean. The box is a bit worn on the bottom and has come apart in some areas (see photos).
It is marked as a 7 and 1/8th hat size. The inside measures about 7.75 inches long and 6.5 inches wide. It measures about 6.5 inches tall and 13 inches long at the rim on the outside
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