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Top Hat - Sir Reginald Ansett, Henry Buck's, Melbourne, 1966 Object Reg. No: HT 12695 1

Summary:
Grey top hat with black band purchased at Henry Buck's Menswear store in Melbourne by Sir Reginald Myles Ansett on 21 October 1966. The hat was made by Woodrow Hatters, Picadilly, London, circa 1966.
Description:
A grey fur felt top hat with black band. Lined with white fabric and pale tan leather. Size: 6 7/8.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.9 cm (Height), 24.0 cm (Width), 25.4 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hats, headwear
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Male
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Inscriptions: Printed in black on white lining: 'BY APPOINTMENT / TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN / HATTERS / WOODROW / Picadilly / LONDON / HENRY BUCK'S MELBOURNE"
Embossed in gilt on leather :"FUR FELT / THE SIGN OF / HB / EXCELLENCE" "HENRY BUCK'S MELBOURNE" MANUFACTURED BY / Woodrow & Sons".
Size label : "6 7/8" and Ansett's initials "R / A / M "
Manufacturer: Woodrow & Sons, Picadilly, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1966
Place & Date Purchased: Henry Bucks, Menswear, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 Oct 1966
Past Owner: Sir Reginald Ansett, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 Oct 1966-23 Dec 1981

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