EARLY 1900s STRAW HAT WITH “U.S. MARINE” TALLY BAND

$295.00

Quantity Available: 1

Item Code: 344-3042

Shipping: Determined by Method & Location of buyer

To Order:
Call 717-334-0347,
Fax 717-334-5016, or E-mail

This straw hat was made in the form of bowler with a turned-up brim, but very wide somewhat like a sailor’s cap, which displays a tally band sewn around the edge. The tally is of typical form with gilt letters on a black ground, and reads, “U.S. Marine.” The interior of the hat shows a narrow cloth binding around the lower edge of the crown to help it keep its form, and cloth size tag reading “2.” A thin, light-brown leather sweatband is inside, complete, but detached. The hat likely dates about 1900-1920 and may be a “U.S. Marine” counterpart to the sailor-themed beachwear popular at the time.  [sr]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS,

CLICK ON ‘CONTACT US’ AT THE TOP OF ANY PAGE ON THE SITE,

THEN ON ‘LAYAWAY POLICY’.

Inquire »

Inquire About EARLY 1900s STRAW HAT WITH “U.S. MARINE” TALLY BAND

should be empty