1912 Rare Deadstock Borsalino Felt Hat

This is a rare example of a Borsalino Roll up hat in a deep navy felt. What is remarkable about this one is that it is in as new condition - in fact it still retains it's original sticker inside! Established in 1857, Guiseppe Borsalino was the first artisan workshop for the production of felt hats in the world. These where the epitome of chic and where a departure form the structured hats of the day. I have included a snapshot of the hats being made from a previously unpublished and restored version of a documentary film "Borsalino Industrial Company" in 1912 made by Luca Comerio. The brim can be rolled or flipped and the felt is as plush and soft and true of color as the day it was made. The box shows normal patina only and is also sound and clean.

Item# A129

The hat is in sound, clean, as found condition and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival

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