Can be worn to Royal Enclosure as part or Royal Ascot Dress Code for Gentlemen or in The Queen's Stand at the Epson Derby a collapsible is great if travelling as can be collapsed and stored in closed position for reduced size in transport.
Beautify Medium Black Silk with classic curved sides, and a Leather sweatband. As vintage these are unique each hat has it's own history. Unlike a rigid top hat a Collapsible hat cannot be heated and reshaped to your head size, so the shape measurement inside the hat are important when trying to fit.
Note: 2 Small "clip" marks on the hat where the inner frame as snagged inside on the silk, at top and bottom at the FRONT of the crown. See photos.
Tip Label / Makers Mark: Aleisa
Height: 5 Inches
Hatband Width: 1 Inches
Inside Length: 7 & 3/4 Inches
Inside Width: 6 & 1/2 Inches
Also great as a Magician's Top Hat used as a Magic Top Hat (Magic not included!).
Traditionally Black collapsible would be worn with evening dress code (such as going to Opera in White tie, where it got the name "Opera Hat") and grey collapsible with day dress code.
- All measurements are Approximate
- As a vintage used item, hats may show some signs of wear and use.
- Tip Label / Makers Mark may not be exact as not all marking in hats are easily legible.
Country of Origin:Germany